The Vision of Aerospace in 2050: The Way to What’s Next Even though the aerospace industry hit a rough patch during the pandemic, companies are staying focused on the long game. An in-depth study from the Aerospace Industries Association predicts a future world with widespread urban air mobility, supersonic travel, and space becoming increasingly accessible, all underpinned by artificial intelligence and connected IoT.  
Use of 3D Printing Soars With its roots in aerospace, additive manufacturing is now in the spotlight as 3D-printed components may save the day in the COVID-19 pandemic. Companies using the technology are seeing easier customization, faster time to market, and substantial cost savings in material sourcing.