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F-22 Raptor receives 3D-printed metallic part for the first time

F-22 Raptor receives 3D-printed metallic part for the first time

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Jan. 18 (UPI) -- A metallic 3D-printed part has been installed on an operational F-22 Raptor for the first time, which the Air Force hopes will lower costs and reduce maintenance time. The new titanium part for the cockpit, which was installed by the 574th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Hill Air Force Base in Utah on Wednesday, replaces conventional aluminum ones, the Air Force said in a news release. "One of the most difficult things to overcome in the F-22 community, because of the small fleet size, is the availability of additional parts to support the aircraft," Robert Lewin, 574th AMXS director, said in a statement. The Air Force noted 3D printing allows for replacement parts on short notice without minimum order quantities. The printed bracket, which won't corrode, is made from a...
Vinnie Jones and Gazza Re:United for special talkSPORT show 30 years after that iconic photo – listen to part one

Vinnie Jones and Gazza Re:United for special talkSPORT show 30 years after that iconic photo – listen to part one

Sports
PODCAST The second part of the programme will be played out on Sunday, September 30 at 8pm It has been more than 30 years since Vinnie Jones grabbed Paul Gascoigne’s crown jewels, in the process creating one of the most iconic images in football history. Vinnie and Gazza met again for talkSPORT’s Re:United series, which brings together former and current sporting rivals to discuss their glittering careers and the aftermath. Gazza and Vinnie were reunited in the talkSPORT studios The first of two hour-long episodes aired on Sunday and saw the pair cover their early lives, Wimbledon’s reputation as a hated outfit, and look back upon the infamous ‘grab’ that led to headlines across the w...
Roberto Firmino to miss Liverpool’s tour of the US but Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane will be part of travelling squad

Roberto Firmino to miss Liverpool’s tour of the US but Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane will be part of travelling squad

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firmi-no The famed attacking trio will not reunite until Liverpool visit France for a training camp at the end of the month Liverpool will be able to call upon forwards Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane when they visit the United States for their pre-season tour. The pair have not yet reported back for training having played at the World Cup in Russia with Egypt and Senegal respectively. Neither Salah nor Mane made it out the World Cup group stage Both nations were knocked out at the group stage last month, so Salah and Mane are now ready to return to training ahead of Liverpool’s trip to the US, which begins a week on Saturday. Fellow forward Roberto Firmino, who reached the quarter-finals with Brazil, will report back as the club head to F...
SHINee to release Part 2 of 'The Story of Light'

SHINee to release Part 2 of 'The Story of Light'

Entertainment
June 4 (UPI) -- South Korean boy band SHINee will release Part 2 of its new album next week. The K-pop group will debut The Story of Light EP. 2 and its music video for "I Want You" on June 11, according to The Korea Herald. SHINee announced The Story of Light, its sixth album and its first release since member Jonghyun's death, in May. Part 1, The Story of Light EP. 1, was released May 28, with Part 3 to follow June 25. SHINee confirmed Part 2's release date in a tweet Sunday. "'The Story of Light' EP.2: 2018.06.11," the group wrote. "#SHINeeisBACK #SHINee_TheStoryofLight #SHINee #TheStoryofLight #IWANTYOU." SHINee also posted a teaser video for its "I Want You" music video.[embedded content] SHINee consists of Onew, Key, Minho and Taemin. Jonghyun died by suicide at age 27 in December....
Salah will be fit to play some part at World Cup, say Egypt

Salah will be fit to play some part at World Cup, say Egypt

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Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah will be fit to play some part in Egypt's World Cup campaign, his country says.Salah injured his shoulder during Liverpool's Champions League final loss to Real Madrid on Saturday, prompting concerns he might miss the tournament.But Egypt's national team doctor has met Salah, and the country's football association said the striker's absence "will not exceed" three weeks. Egypt's opening World Cup fixture is against Uruguay on 15 June.Salah, 25, met the national team doctor and Egyptian FA president Hany Abu Rida in Spain on Wednesday.The Egyptian FA tweeted afterwards: "After the meeting of Abu Rida and the doctor of the national team in Spain today, the Footba...