+1 to Mark Lincoln post
Surprising report. Not a single mention of ATR-42 crashes and incidents.
it is also funny to see that after spending huge time and re-routing their investment around lower cost alternative (...
" The active Meteor also flew late last year to the French air force test site of Cazaux air base southwest of Bordeaux to conduct high-altitude ejection-seat activation tests."
Davis, they use it as a palliative for casting. Look at the picture above, the part is 3d printed and then machined. But you are right, 3d printing does not replace traditional processes.