Dutch university team comprising Indians wins Airbus ideas competition

Updated: few hours ago

Toulouse (France), Jun 28 (PTI) A Dutch university team of four students, including two Indians, won this year's prestigious 'Airbus Fly Your Ideas' competition for their prototype on the application of wireless systems in aircraft instead of traditional wired systems.

The team 'Zero Heroes' from the Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands was among seven finalists selected after several rounds of the competition, which saw participation of more than 270 teams comprising more than 2,200 students from 72 countries.

"It was not easy. We had to cross different stages over the last 7-8 months. We worked hard to get at the top and we're very happy now," said Sujay Narayana, who along with Ashwij Narayanyan, Niels Hokke and Nikas (Dutch and German) won the 25,000 euro prize at the grand finale here Thursday evening.

The group presented their prototype demonstrating application of wireless systems in commercial aircraft instead of traditional wired systems...