How can we make civil aviation even greener? And how can we speed up production cycles and improve efficiency of flight operations? Disruptive digital technologies offer whole new ways of doing things and revolutionizing the industry. Example Industry 4.0: Digitalization creates opportunities for industrial production that can now become more flexible with networks spanning the world. Example 3-D-Printing: Germany is considered a hotbed of innovation in the field of additive manufacturing. In the aerospace industry 3D-printing allows a weight reduction from 30 to 55 percent.
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