The next big advance in aircraft interiors could be absolutely tiny, when innovative nanomaterials research by the US government matures. Cabin designers could benefit from hygiene and CMF advances, enabled by nanomaterials
Author Marisa Garcia
Marisa Garcia has been involved in aviation since 1994. She worked as director of marketing and corporate relations at a cabin interiors and life-saving equipment manufacturer for 16 years before applying her experience to writing about cabin design, technology and the passenger experience.
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Ingo Wuggetzer, vice president of cabin marketing at Airbus, explains why passenger well-being should be at the heart of
any cabin decisions
The design and manufacturing possibilities offered by additive layer manufacturing (3D printing) are becoming well known, but the technology faces great challenges in the strict aviation industry. Is 3D printing the future of cabin design and production?