From New on MIT Technology Review: A More Efficient Jet Engine Is Made from Lighter Parts, Some 3-D Printed

Composite and 3-D-printed components will mean jet engines that use 15 percent less fuel.

A new generation of engines being developed by the world’s largest jet engine maker, CFM (a partnership between GE and Snecma of France), will allow aircraft to use about 15 percent less fuel—enough to save about $1 million per year per airplane and significantly reduce carbon emissions.

from New on MIT Technology Review

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