Question

What is the name of the world's first-ever 3D-printed aircraft that is less than 4m long and weighs just 21 kg?

A

Thor

B

Nibiru

C

Sedna

D

Oort

Medium

Solution

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A

Thor

  • The world’s first 3D-printed aircraft ‘Thor’ has been officially launched by Airbus, a European aerospace company, at the International Aerospace Exhibition held in Schoenefeld, Germany. 
  • The Thor stands for ‘Test of High-tech Objectives in Reality’. In Thor, the only parts that are not printed from a substance called polyamide are the electrical elements. 
  • It is a windowless drone that weighs just 21 kg and is only 13 feet long. It is lighter, faster and cheaper.

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