Levar
Levar
University of São Paulo
Brazil
Marcos Philipson
Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Brazil
    Leonardo Akamatsu
    Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • United Kingdom
    Henrique Corazza
    Loughborough, United Kingdom
  • Brazil
    Caio Reis
    Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Brazil
    Adriano Furtado
    Sao Paulo, Brazil
Round achieved
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  • 2Round 2
  • 3Round 3

Their project

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Their project

Fast luggage loading and unloading system for airplane cargo compartments
  • 14 June 2013

    Won a new Badge

    All hail the 2013 Fly Your Ideas winners
    All hail the 2013 Fly Your Ideas winners
    Congratulations and celebrations - you are one of the 2013 winners! Well done to you and your team mates - we salute you!
  • 13 June 2013

    Great job everyone!

    Amazing presentations! Your passion and commitment shone through. The pressure now moves from you to the jury and what a difficult decision they have to make! Good luck everyone!
  • 07 June 2013

    Finished packing for France?

    Have a safe trip and good luck for next week! We are looking forward to seeing you in Toulouse. We will be posting a daily diary throughout the Fly Your Ideas Final and hope that you will contribute with your own photos and experiences!
  • May 2013
  • 14 May 2013

    woohoo!

    we would like to thank Airbus for choosing our project as one of the five finalists of FYI. Everyone in the team is very excited and looking foward to the final presentation in Toulouse!
  • 13 May 2013

    round 3

    round 3
  • 13 May 2013

    Won a new Badge

    You're officially a Fly Your Ideas finalist.
    You're officially a Fly Your Ideas finalist.
    A big Well Done as you are one of the 5 finalist teams. Don't forget to pack your bags as it's non-stop until the final now!
  • April 2013
  • 10 April 2013

    Brazilian and proud

    we are very proud to be representing our country on the FYI as the only south american team that made it to Round 2. We are all very grateful for the opportunity, and hopefully, we will bring home the gold!
  • 10 April 2013

    the final touch

    Marcos cleaning and finishing the last details of the scale model
  • 10 April 2013

    United

    Everyone together for the group picture! (even Corazza, 9500Km away from São Paulo!)
  • 08 April 2013

    Good luck! The deadline is approaching!

    You are nearly there! Don’t wait until the last minute to upload your files. We can’t wait to see your video!
  • 05 April 2013

    artisans by heart

    Here are some pictures of the construction process of our scale model. Lots of sawing and sanding involved
  • 05 April 2013

    We’re awarding the most visited Team!

    You worked hard to keep us all updated, so now it’s time to award your efforts! The Best Teamline for R2 title will go to the team who received the highest number of visits during R2. Don’t miss out on the chance to be featured on Airbus TV!
  • 03 April 2013

    a little portuguese lesson

    In Portuguese, "Levar" means to carry something from one place to another. The word also contains "lev(e)", as lightweight, and "ar", as "Air". That's exactly what it does! Levar carries luggage around using air, making heavy bags light as feathers.
  • 03 April 2013

    that's what I call craftsmanship!

    We made a handmade scale model! (actually, we ended up making two of them). Except for a little laser engraving, it was made by just blood, sweat and tears. Pics of the process coming soon!
  • 03 April 2013

    Behind the scenes

    we are finishing the filming and moving on to the edition process of the video. 100% made by us. Expect this to be epic. Seriously.
  • 03 April 2013

    it's a long way to the top

    we've been working like crazy in the last few days to have everything perfect before the deadline. whew!
  • 01 April 2013

    Moment of truth!

    Did you already start working on your video? At the end of R2 up to five teams will be selected for the video competition which will be decided by an online vote. Check out the tips in the Knowledge Centre to help you make a start if you didn’t do so yet!
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  • March 2013
  • 27 March 2013

    Looking for tips? Ask the Expert!

    Have you tweeted your questions for tomorrow’s live Twitter Q&A with Ian Lane, Composite Materials Expert @Airbus? He’s going to be online on 28th March at 3:30 PM GMT. Make sure to tweet to @Airbus using the hashtag #AskFlyYourIdeas. See you there!
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  • 26 March 2013

    oops!

    we forgot to credit two of the videos we posted! here's the links to the originals: tiny.cc/9u7juw and tiny.cc/dw7juw
  • 26 March 2013

    better than going to the gym

    Levar uses a air cushion based system to lift all the heavy baggage around the airplane cargo compartment. Can you imagine moving 1000Kg with just a little push?
  • 25 March 2013

    Naming our child

    As designers, every detail matters. We believe that a good logo is fundamental to send our message accurately.
  • 24 March 2013

    Fly away!

    In 2011, for the first time in Brazil, air travel surpassed ground travel (by bus), still growing every year. Aviation is bigger that ever around here!
  • 24 March 2013

    THE "AIRTRICITY" CONECTOR

    We needed a conector for both compressed air and electric power, so after a reseach of the conectors avaliable on the market, we ended up creating our own. Here is the 3D model of it.
  • 22 March 2013

    Multitasking at its finest

    While two members test the physical interface, Adriano is making the digital one.
  • 22 March 2013

    Human after all

    Human interface time. We were testing different angles and sizes for the control panel, trying to optimize usability and reliability.
  • 21 March 2013

    It's Alive!

    Here is a video of a quick test of our mini-air-hockey-table-model
  • 21 March 2013

    Everybody loves Air Hockey

    Another test model we made to observe how we could reduce friction and make the cargo easily slide inside the airplane. This is a picture of the assembling.
  • 21 March 2013

    Ouch, my back!

    Maybe the biggest problem that we are trying to solve is the bad ergonomy involved in handling luggage on the cargo compartment. Take a look at this video. Could you imagine working all day in this crouched position, lifting heavy bags all around?
  • 20 March 2013

    Happy Day!

    Today we celebrate the International Day of Happiness. Fly Your Ideas is a big advocate of happiness! Together we can help travelers be happier and eco-efficient, so that a more sustainable world will also be a happier world. How are you celebrating?
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  • 19 March 2013

    Modeling glamour

    here is a picture of our first volumetric study model of the cargo compartment. We made it for a better understanding of the work space and ergonomy involved in working at the "plane basement". (Yes, it is ugly, but this bad boy helped us a lot! :D)
  • 19 March 2013

    Up and running!

    lately, it has been "all work and no play" for us (ok, a little bit of play), so yes, we are still here! from today on, we will post pictures and videos of the project early development and our recent progress. Expect news from us!
  • 13 March 2013

    Hey, Team Levar!

    We miss hearing from you! Will you come back and share your progress with us?
  • February 2013
  • 08 February 2013

    1st Meeting!

    Our first meeting went very well! Let's keep working... But tomorrow is Carnaval!
  • January 2013
  • 15 January 2013

    round 2

    round 2
  • 15 January 2013

    Won a new Badge

    Congratulations Round 2 competitor!
    Congratulations Round 2 competitor!
    Well done on making it to Round 2. The competition is hotter than ever.
  • 07 December 2012

    Their project

    Fast luggage loading and unloading system for airplane cargo compartments
  • 07 December 2012

    Won a new Badge

    Round 1 documents submitted
    Round 1 documents submitted
    Now you've submitted your questionnaire - then Round 1 is complete - well done you.
  • 06 December 2012

    Ready, Set, Go!

    You have registered and are ready to take part in Round 1 of Fly Your Ideas! Good luck guys!
  • 05 December 2012

    Robinson Salata

    Is the mentor of the Levar team
  • 05 December 2012

    Won a new Badge

    Expert help is at hand
    Expert help is at hand
    Good job! Your academic mentor is confirmed and you are one step closer to winning.
  • November 2012
  • 01 November 2012

    Adriano Furtado

    Entered the Levar team
  • October 2012
  • 29 October 2012

    Caio Reis

    Entered the Levar team
  • 26 October 2012

    Henrique Corazza

    Entered the Levar team
  • 26 October 2012

    Won a new Badge

    Ready to go!
    Ready to go!
    Hooray - You have accepted the invitation of your Team Leader and can now take part in Fly Your Ideas.
  • 26 October 2012

    Leonardo Akamatsu

    Entered the Levar team
  • 26 October 2012

    Won a new Badge

    In it to win it
    In it to win it
    Phew! You have registered and can now take part in Fly Your Ideas
  • 26 October 2012

    Marcos Philipson

    Entered the Levar team
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