petertenthije wrote:Iran already manufactures spare parts for their commercial aircraft, as well as their military aircraft. Probably not with 3D-printers though.
neomax wrote:Yes, that's what they've been doing for some time.
dtw2hyd wrote:Yes they can, but there is no need. I am sure there are snake oil sales persons all over the world who can "source" original parts for the right price.
Aviano789 wrote:I just read an interesting article titled “In the future, Iran could 3D-print its way around sanctions” The Rand Cooperation is predicting by the middle of this century, 3D printing could make nations like Iran self-sufficient when it comes to maintaining fleets of foreign-built aircraft.
https://www.c4isrnet.com/it-networks/20 ... sanctions/
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