Crane manufacturers Liebherr sponsor the Lifting Aspirations Programme at Vertikal Days, the largest lifting and access industry trade show in the UK held at the Siverstone Curcuit. Two days of workshops held fro Year 10 students from the Slvestone Circuit UTC
Students in Year 9 and 10 Build and fly their own radio controlled aircraft made from cardboard
Schools complete 'Lifting Aspirations' workshops at an industry trade fair and visit the largest display of lifting and access technology in the UK.
Public engagement and education for aviation engineering
Soggy cardboard, happy children and ingenious engineers at the 2014 Bristol Harbour Festival
Schools and families take part in an immersive experience with the lifting and access engineering industry. Exploring the heritage of the technology in the region with the working machines at the M Shed Museum and the future for the sector with engineering ambassadors. learning outcomes and the fun of engineering are combined in a practical competition to build and operate a robotic arm.
Bristol Airport funded practical workshops for Science Technology Engineering and Maths.The challenge is was to use cardboard with electric motors and radio control systems to create an airshow for parents in one day.
Volunteers from GKN Aerospace, ARUP and Rolls-Royce help 150 Year 7 students build airframes, test fly them to improve stability and then kit them out with a motor and radio control gear.
November 29th and 30th at the NEC arena - Schools are welcome and the event will provide a valuable insight for teachers of science Technology, Engineering and Maths