- LISI AEROSPACE
- join us
1st prize won at the 24 hours Innovation®
On November 14th and 15th, our engineers from LACE – LISI AEROSPACE Cargo Equipment – participated in the 24H Innovation®, organized by Aérocentre.
Have you heard of the 24H Innovation® event?
The 24H of Aeronautical Innovation® brings together students, engineers, professionals and innovators in the same place to work on aeronautical topics. Teams are created at the start of the event and participants have 24 hours to develop innovative solutions in response to themes and topics proposed by the companies in the sector, which are also unveiled at the opening ceremony.
What happened during the 24 hours? – it was a day full of emotion.
Presentation of the problem to the students.
“Drone transport solution: load hooking means”; design a reliable and multipurpose load hooking system allowing drones to move and drop loads ranging from 100 kg to one tonne in less than a second. The subject was proposed by Mathieu Parmentier, Design Project Manager at LACE.
Creation of the team.
Around 3PM, the team takes shape, the “Aéro-crocheurs” composed of students from different engineering schools in Châteauroux, Blois, Orléans, Tours and Biarritz.
Subject discovery phase.
Studies of existing solutions, implementation of specifications and planning.
Around 11PM, after thoughts and doubts, the team defines the best solution to answer the subject: a kind of pincer.
A series of tests is done to validate their choice; various prototypes are made using 3D printers, laser cutting and DIY equipment.
After a sleepless night, in the early morning, the team does strength calculations, develops a prototype on a scale of 3:1 and performs some functional tests. The rest of the morning is devoted to preparing the presentation, which will be before a jury of industrialists from the region.
A 3 minute presentation where the students brilliantly defend their project.
Deliberation and victory!.
The “Aéro-crocheurs” team wins the 1st prize and dedicates the victory to LACE.
LACE is proud of its first participation and the victory of the “Aéro-crocheurs” in the 24H Innovation®, allowing them to exchange with future engineers and win a preliminary project for a heavy load hanging solution for drones (growing sector). The “Aéro-crocheurs” team is a great team that managed to apply their collective intelligence and come up with a truly innovative solution! Well done.
AMRC and Rugby “smart factory” production line.
Our facility in Rugby – LISI AEROSPACE UK – and AMRC secure ATI funding for industry-defining “smart factory” production line
Contract Extension with Boeing.
LISI AEROSPACE has entered into an agreement with the Boeing Company…
Covid-19 information and implemented actions.
Our action obviously and as a priority relates to the protection of our employees…
“Mobil’ Easy” event.
Last Tuesday our HR teams animated the 1st “Mobil’ Easy” event in Saint-Ouen-l’Aumône…
Showcase facility of the future.
Our facility in La Rouquette Villefranche-de-Rouergue has been awarded with the « Showcase facility…
Best Employers 2020.
LISI AEROSPACE is listed again among the best employers in France…
Parthenay inaugurates its 3rd production unit.
Last Friday 31st of January, our management together with official state and regional representatives inaugurated the third production unit of our plant in Parthenay…
Award from SAFRAN AIRCRAFT ENGINES.
Proud to announce that our facilities in Dorval (Canada), Izmir (Turkey) and Saint-Brieuc (France) received the “2019 Supplier Performance” award from SAFRAN AIRCRAFT ENGINES…
François-Xavier du Cleuziou will manage LISI AEROSPACE’s structural component activity.
LISI AEROSPACE is pleased to announce the appointment of François-Xavier du Cleuziou as Senior Vice President General Manager of the Structural Components Business Group, as of January 1st, 2020…
Emmanuel Neildez, new CEO of LISI AEROSPACE.
LISI Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Emmanuel Neildez as Chief Executive Officer of LISI AEROSPACE as of January 1st, 2020…