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Bastian Schaefer:
A 3D-printed jumbo jet?

TEDGlobal 2013 · 5:58 · Filmed Jun 2013
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Bastian Schaefer: A 3D-printed jumbo jet?
5:58 · Filmed June 2013 at TEDGlobal 2013 · Subtitles available in 33 languages

Designer Bastian Schaefer shows off a speculative design for the future of jet planes, with a skeleton inspired by strong, flexible, natural forms and by the needs of the world's, ahem, growing population. Imagine an airplane that's full of light and space — and built up from generative parts in a 3D printer.

Aircraft engineer
Bastian Schaefer and a team of designers at Airbus have been imagining the high-concept future of the jet airlplane — in a future with less fuel and more passengers. Full bio
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