Future flight challenge phase 3: strand 1
The aim of this competition is to fund projects that will deliver the 2024 vision of the Future Flight Challenge and position the UK as a leader in the third revolution of aviation. Innovate UK are looking to fund ambitious projects that will successfully integrate the technical, regulatory, and social challenges necessary to prove these new modes of transport.
In Strand 1, projects must focus on the demonstration aspects of novel classes of electric or autonomous air vehicles and systems.
The Future Flight Challenge is based around 3 classes of aircraft:
Your proposal must demonstrate the operation of vehicles or enabling systems in a representative environment whilst meeting a viable and challenging use case. Projects must also support the overall objectives of the Future Flight Challenge and align with key Government policies on Net Zero Transport.
Use cases should be real-world applications that drive integration of the different aviation system elements for each of the three Future Flight vehicle classes.
Examples include, but are not limited to:
Your project must:
To lead a project your organisation must: