The competition Air Cargo Challenge was originally initiated by the APAE (Portuguese Association of Aeronautics and Space) in 2003, inspired by the North American DBF (design-build-fly) aircraft university competitions. Since then, the competition was held every two years and, from 2007, the challenge gained an European projection.In 2015, the competition is organized by the Euroavia Stuttgart and the Akamodell Stuttgart (the winner of the competition 2013 and 2009) for the second time. It is a competition for university students and postgraduates of the engineering or science area and was created to stimulate the interest in the fields of aeronautics. In this competition each team gets the chance to test and improve their skills by competing with other teams.
We are the Olisipo team and we have seven elements: Pedro Precioso (pilot), Luís Miguel Parada (captain), Ana Macedo, Ricardo Silva, Inês d’Ávila, Rodolfo Dutra and Diogo Sabino. The competition is scheduled to 7-9 of August, in Germany. The team is currently developing the project and expect to reach good results.