25 March 2024

NAG Special Interest Group 3D meets AeroDelft

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On Friday March 15th the NAG Special Interest GroupÔÇ»3D had a meeting with Aerodelft in order to bring AM into liquid hydrogen powered aviation.

Driving sustainable aviation, the AeroDelft student team mission is to prove that emission free aviation is possible. A full-scale Sling 4 aircraft powered by hydrogen, the Phoenix is set to fly in 2026.

An enlightening facility tour demonstrated the real-life challenges of liquid hydrogen propulsion in aviation to the NAG SIG3D team. Followed by an in-depth exploration of additive manufacturing potential many new opportunities for cooperation were spotted. To be continued!

Special thanks for organization and hosting by Boris van Praet, Chief Engineer of Liquid Hydrogen Propulsion at AeroDelft!