Safran uses 3D printed parts in new 3000 shp Aneto helicopter engine

Safran uses 3D printed parts in new 3000 shp Aneto helicopter engine

The French aerospace company has launched its Aneto 1-k helicopter engine at the Helitech international in London. The Aneto engine brand, which takes its name from the highest mountain in the Pyrenees, features 3D printed parts and will be used by Leonardo to power its AgustaWestland AW189K helicopter. The news follows the European Aerospace Safety Agency’s (EASA) approval of Safran’s 3D printed metal turbine nozzle earlier this year, which was used in Leonardo’s previous AW189 helicopter . 3D printing essential components As part of its Tech 3000 innovation program, Safran has developed a number of internal 3D printed components. […]

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