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  • Icons of Industry
  • Franziska Hamann
Amelia Earhart – an inspiration to generations of strong women

Amelia Earhart – an inspiration to generations of strong women

A girl from Kansas who overcame all the barriers she faced through the power of her imagination and her personal strength, turning her dreams of exploring the great unknown into reality. While the story might sound like the Wizard of Oz, the aviation pioneer, Amelia Earhart, made it happen. Even today, she inspires generations of women who are fighting for equality, both on the ground and in the air.

  • Industry Innovation
  • Patrick Holland-Moritz
Electric and personal: air travel of the future © Lilium GmbH

Electric and personal: air travel of the future

Drones, flying cars, and vertical take-off jets could revolutionise personal transportation of the future – and German companies are at the forefront of these developments. Patrick Holland-Moritz has taken a look at what’s going on in the industry.

  • Industry Innovation
  • Christian Vetterlein
A high-flying student experiment on the ISS © pixabay

A high-flying student experiment on the ISS

As part of our constant search for new talent to add to our teams, we continually encounter exciting projects and clubs through which students are already making a decisive contribution to the future development of their sector. The best example of this is the student-run Small Satellite Society of the University of Stuttgart, known as KSat (Kleinsatellitengruppe) which will be sending an experiment to test a ferrofluid pump on the ISS with the help of DLR, the German Space Agency.

  • Success-Stories
  • Melanie Wolf
Structure assembly work at Airbus © AIRBUS S.A.S. 2011 - photo by e*m company / N. FONADE

Structure assembly work at Airbus

Benjamin Kapahnke has worked as a structur specialist on a wide variety of projects for ARTS within the Airbus sphere for over a decade. As he marks this milestone in his long employment history, we have taken the opportunity to present more information about him and his role as a structur expert, team member with responsibility for quality control, and master craftsman.

  • Icons of Industry
  • Melanie Wolf
Otto Lilienthal – a precursor of powered human flight © Banana Guerilla

Otto Lilienthal – a precursor of powered human flight

With both theoretical and practical works, the German engineer, Otto Lilienthal, laid the foundations for powered human flight. His revolutionary flight principle inspired the Wright brothers to become passionate aviation pioneers, who started by building gliders in the early 20th century and who would go on to complete the first successful powered flights.