Australia’s manufacturing industries need access to the latest technologies to stay competitive,” Professor Ian Smith, Monash
University’s vice provost for Research and Research Infrastructure, stated in a news release. “This Centre allows them to rapidly prototype metal devices across a wide range of industries. It’s part of a large integrated suite of facilities for research and industry
One of the proof-of-concept jet engines was on display this week at the International Air Show in Avalon, Victoria. The second is
being displayed at the French aerospace company Microturbo, which originally challenged the university two years ago to build the
The proof of concepts are replicas of an auxiliary power unit used in aircraft such as the Falcon 20 French business jet, which was
provided by Microturbo.