THIS plane is the first in the world to be created using the groundbreaking new technology of '3D printing. The aircraft was built using only a computer - but it can get up to a speed of 100mph and has a two-metre wingspan. It was produced using a special nylon laser printer that builds up an item layer-by-layer. The parts were made separately and attached using a 'snap fit technique so the aircraft could be put together without tools in minutes. No fasteners at all were used in the manufacture of the plane. The breakthrough by the team of engineers from the University of Southamptons Computational Engineering and Design Research group could revolutionise aircraft manufacture. Daily Mail