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MIT and Boeing Collaborate on Additive Manufacturing Education

Reading Time: 2 minutes With the expiration of key patents, availability of advanced digital modeling software, and improved hardware, additive manufacturing is on the verge of radically changing how products are designed, made and maintained. But a lack of understanding of its fundamental principles, applications, and business implications is proving to be a barrier to broader adoption. To help professionals […]

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5 Cool Facts About Boeing’s Hypersonic X-51 WaveRider Scramjet!!

Reading Time: < 1 minute [mbYTPlayer url=”” opacity=”.5″ quality=”medium” ratio=”auto” isinline=”false” showcontrols=”false” realfullscreen=”true” printurl=”true” autoplay=”true” mute=”true” loop=”true” addraster=”true” stopmovieonblur=”false” gaTrack=”false”] The Boeing X-51 WaveRider is an unmanned scramjet aircraft for hypersonic (Mach 6, approximately 4,000 miles per hour at altitude) flight testing. It completed a 6-minute flight and reached speeds of over Mach 5 for 210 seconds on May 1, […]

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8 Pictures, Video of the Futuristic Boeing 777X with Folding Wings

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing has just revealed its latest airliner, the 777X, at the 2013 Dubai Airshow. It’s the first by the company to boast folding wing-tips (based on the 787 Dreamliner), which increase wingspan and, as a result, fuel efficiency, without limiting airport access. The 777X will be both the largest and most efficient twin-engine jet in […]