Airplane foot bins: The key to solving cabin storage problems?

Airplane Foot Bins: The Key To Solving Cabin Storage Problems?

A high-tech aircraft skin that will harvests the plane’s vibrations to power its in-flight systems. Drones that will lead birds away through the runway, producing the skies safer for fliers both human as well as avian.

Airplane Foot Bins: The Key To Solving Cabin Storage Problems?

These are just some of the ideas devised by university students through across the earth competing inside the Airbus Fly Your Ideas contest. The biannual global student challenge in partnership with UNESCO attracted over 500 entries through 104 countries, which have been narrowed down to several finalists. The winning team will be announced on May 27, taking home a cash prize of 30,000 euros ($32,900).

Airplane Foot Bins: The Key To Solving Cabin Storage Problems?

“Fly Your Ideas is actually all about inspiring the next generation of innovators to apply some fresh thinking as well as their own experience to sustainable future solutions for the aviation industry,” says professor Ian Lane, senior expert of composite analysis at Airbus.

Airplane Foot Bins: The Key To Solving Cabin Storage Problems?

“True innovation is actually a result of diversity, which is actually why we’re so pleased that will students through all different backgrounds as well as through all over the earth have come together to take part in This specific competition,” he adds.

Airplane Foot Bins: The Key To Solving Cabin Storage Problems?

CNN takes a peek into the work of the several finalists.

Airplane Foot Bins: The Key To Solving Cabin Storage Problems?

Airplane foot bins: The key to solving cabin storage problems?

Airplane Foot Bins: The Key To Solving Cabin Storage Problems?

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