The Adroits
The Adroits
SRM University
India
SOBIN SANTHOSH
Chennai, India
  • India
    HENRY ISAAC
    Chennai, India
  • India
    Aakriti Sachdev
    Chennai, India
  • India
    AVINASH K V
    Chennai, India
  • India
    Korah Jacob
    Chennai, India
Round achieved
  • 1Round 1
  • 2Round 2
  • 3Round 3

Their project

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Their project

SAILFISH AERODYNAMICS INCORPORATED HYBRID AIRCRAFT (SAIHA)
  • 13 June 2013

    Amazing presentations yesterday at Airbus!

    The pressure now moves from the finalists to the jury, who have the difficult task of selecting a winner. Find out more about how the finalists prepared their presentations in our diary posts on the Fly Your Ideas Billboard!
  • 07 June 2013

    It’s time for the 2013 Fly Your Ideas Final!

    The five finalist teams will arrive in Toulouse soon and we will be posting a daily diary throughout next week so you can follow their adventures with us. Share your support for them on your Teamline and let us know how you are enjoying the action!
  • 05 June 2013

    Congrats to the Finalists!

    Congrats to the FYI Finalists as well as the video finalists! Special congrats to Team Alma! You really deserve the honour! Incredible creativity! Watch their video here: http://youtu.be/48kNyJyTX5w
  • April 2013
  • 30 April 2013

    THANK YOU FOR ALL

    Thank you Airbus!!
  • 30 April 2013

    THANK YOU AIRBUS FOR ALL

    No matter if we make it or not... You have given us a great opportunity!! We learned the meaning of hard work, determination and teamwork... You changed our very perspective about doing projects.... Thank you from the bottom of our hearts!!- THE ADROITS
  • 13 April 2013

    HAPPY KERALA NEW YEAR!!

    A new starting... a year of hope...
  • 13 April 2013

    HAPPY VISHU!!

    VISHU is the new year of Kerala, a state of India...
  • 13 April 2013

    ENJOYMENT AFTER ROUND 2

    Sobin and Korah at Potheri hills
  • 12 April 2013

    Ready for Takeoff :D

    Wings in Place.. Engine's Ready... And THE ADROITS r ready for take off to round 3 :D
  • 12 April 2013

    WITH OUR MENTOR SOMJIT NAG

    We feel its difficult to distinguish him from us!!
  • 12 April 2013

    AT LAST!!!

    Completed the report reviewing & accomplished the R2 tasks!!....
  • 10 April 2013

    SAIHA!!

    Our SAIHA in flight....
  • 08 April 2013

    The Hybrid Power!

    Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) offer a clean, pollution-free technology to electrochemically generate electricity at high efficiencies.
  • 08 April 2013

    OUR POWERPLANT - GEARED TURBO FAN

    Hopefully the future of aviation, with lesser parts and better efficiency.. The geared turbofan reduces the speed of the fan blade and increases the torque
  • 08 April 2013

    OMG!! TEAMLINE OF THE WEEK!!

    Thank you all!!! आप सभी को धन्यवाद! എല്ലാവര്‍ക്കും നന്ദി!! நீங்கள் அனைத்து நன்றி!
  • 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!
  • 07 April 2013

    THIRD DAY OF SHOOTING...

    Had a lot of fun shooting today... Explored the actors among nerds... Really wonderful opportunity....
  • 07 April 2013

    OUR CAMERAMAN

    Prathish Nair..
  • 06 April 2013

    SHOOTING IN PROGRESS

    A snap of our video being taken...
  • 06 April 2013

    START CAMERA!!

    Our video shooting starts...
  • 05 April 2013

    Thank you Ian Lane

    We express our gratitude to Airbus expert Ian Lane for answering our queries. His valuable answers helped us improve our understanding of composites .
  • 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!
  • 04 April 2013

    SAIHA GETS A GOLDEN TOUCH

    Won the Gold Medal at Research Day,2013 on presenting the SAIHA idea.
  • 04 April 2013

    SKIN DRAG HAS NO ROLE

    A study conducted by W. Sagong shows that the Sailfish skin in fact increases the drag, strengthening our assumptions.
  • 02 April 2013

    DESIGNING COMPLETE!!

    Kudos Aakriti...
  • 02 April 2013

    9 DAYS...

    The count down continues...some barriers crossed others ahead...
  • 02 April 2013

    TEAM MEETING

    The main weekly team meeting with our mentor..
  • 01 April 2013

    CARTOON CREDITS- BITSTRIP

    The Facebook app Bitstrip helps us to make the cartoons... https://apps.facebook.com/bitstrips
  • 01 April 2013

    TEAM MEETING IN PROGRESS

    A very important team meeting occurred today as time is ticking away very fast..
  • 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!
    Read more
  • 01 April 2013

    IN THESE FINAL MOMENTS...

    FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK,TWITTER AND GOOGLE + FOR LATEST UPDATES.. https://www.facebook.com/TheAdroitsCorp https://twitter.com/TheAdroitsCorp https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/103430335807546458915/103430335807546458915
  • 01 April 2013

    10 Days to go

    Still a long way to go...
  • 01 April 2013

    COUNTDOWN BEGINS

    With the deadline approaching...late night work has become a common sight in our team..
  • 01 April 2013

    REPORTING BACK TO DUTY

    Korah reported back after a fortnight of holidays... Now its time for toils...
  • 01 April 2013

    KORAH RETURNS

    Korah Jacob...returned today....he is the structural engineer of our team...
  • March 2013
  • 31 March 2013

    VIDEO LOCATIONS

    With the story line finalized, we are looking in the locations of our video.
  • 31 March 2013

    THE STORY LINE OF OUR VIDEO

    Discussing the story line of our video...
  • 31 March 2013

    SKETCH UP!!

    Henry tries his hands on sketch up...hope he makes it...
  • 31 March 2013

    EASTER FEAST!!

    Easter feast at hostel!!
  • 31 March 2013

    EASTER!!

    Sobin Santhosh and Avinash K V
  • 31 March 2013

    HAPPY EASTER!!

    We wish you all a happy Easter!!
  • 30 March 2013

    WORK FROM HOME

    Thanks to internet... Aakriti can work at home and send us the results...
  • 30 March 2013

    EASTER AWAY FROM HOME

    Easter celebrations away from home.... Sobin Santhosh and Henry Isaac..
  • 30 March 2013

    KORAH JACOB

    Introducing Korah's new avatar!!
  • 30 March 2013

    SEATS???

    Calculating the number of passengers to be accommodated on our aircraft...
  • 30 March 2013

    TECHNICAL REPORT!!!

    Understood the real difficulty... Report writing... :p
  • 29 March 2013

    FINALLY STARTED THE REPORT!!

    With the simulations yet to be completed... started the report...
  • 29 March 2013

    AVINASH RETURNS FROM HOME

    Avinash arrived this morning from home.... gearing up for work...
  • 28 March 2013

    AN AMAZING EXPERIENCE

    We would like to thank Airbus for this amazing opportunity....
  • 28 March 2013

    AVINASH RETURNS!!

    Avinash is returning after visiting his new born cute nephew!!
  • 28 March 2013

    GREEN CAMPUS-2!!

    At last found the right pics depicting our green campus... Our University uses recycled water, has a green house and solar lamps... Above all we have a lush green campus....
  • 28 March 2013

    GREEN CAMPUS!!

    Our Green Campus!!
  • 28 March 2013

    JUST SOLVED THE CROSS WIND PROBLEM

    by the Way, I am Sobin...
  • 28 March 2013

    NEW LOOKS

    :P
  • 28 March 2013

    OUR TEASER CROSSES THE 222 MARK

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IVqy3PSBZj8 Thank you all for the support
  • 27 March 2013

    WE ARE AVAILABLE ON GOOGLE+

    https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/103430335807546458915/103430335807546458915
  • 27 March 2013

    FOLLOW US ON TWITTER

    https://twitter.com/TheAdroitsCorp
  • 27 March 2013

    HAPPY HOLI FELLAS!!

    The Adroits wish a very happy holi, the festival of colors.
  • 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!
    Read more
  • 26 March 2013

    Materials Design Future

    Material-selection for SAIHA underway. Here's a glint into our research: Diagram showing composite materials used in Boeing 787's body. (Courtesy: Boeing Airline Group)
  • 26 March 2013

    THE SKELETON OF AN AIRCRAFT- STRUCTURE

    AIRCRAFT STRUCTURE DESIGN one of the most difficult aspects of our project is progressing slowly but steadily.
  • 25 March 2013

    LEAVING HOME FOR GOOD

    Returning back to college with a heavy heart during holidays for better team co-ordination... No Easter this time with family... Hoping for the best...
  • 24 March 2013

    Our Fuselage Under Construction

    A Glimpse of the SAIHA design in CATIA...
  • 24 March 2013

    222 Likes & Counting!

    http://on.fb.me/ZXE4nB The Adroits Facebook page reaches 222+ likes... Letz keep the spirit high! Kudos!
  • 23 March 2013

    Earth Hour at Home

    It was awesome to be one with the World... for Mother Earth
  • 23 March 2013

    The Earth Hour

    ONE PLANET ONE FUTURE
  • 22 March 2013

    Designing in Solid Works

    Designing of the comparison model in Solid Works underway
  • 22 March 2013

    The World Water Day

    A drop of water is worth more than a sack of gold to a thirsty man!! http://www.unwater.org/water-cooperation-2013/home/en/
  • 22 March 2013

    Interviewing in the SKIES

    "The interview of the cabin crew lasted for about 30 mins. Due to the policy of Air India, I wasn't allowed to take their photographs. This photo depicts the uniform used by Air India"- SOBIN SANTHOSH
  • 21 March 2013

    Interviewing the Air host

    On my way home,Muscat, interviewed the air hosts of Air India so as to get views on passenger problems and comfort
  • 20 March 2013

    The Day of happiness- Make someone happy today

    We wish to celebrate this day reflecting on the life of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, who proved that our kind little actions came make someone smile.... Let us be aware of this fact and take oath to do our best for the needy..
  • 20 March 2013

    OUR HAPPY HERO-Mother of the Poor

    Mother Teresa of Calcutta. The one brought happiness to other's life through sacrifice and devotion...Proud to be from the country she rests...
  • 20 March 2013

    THE OFFICIAL ADROITS TEASER

    Proud to release our official teaser...
  • 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?
    Read more
  • 19 March 2013

    Our Smiling Team!!

    Avinash,Aakriti,Sobin,Korah and Henry
  • 19 March 2013

    Sailfish vs Blue Marlin

    The similarity in the shapes of first three fastest fishes sailfish, marlin and swordfish prompted us to believe that the shape has something to do with drag reduction.
  • 18 March 2013

    Holidays for a week...

    A good opportunity...
  • 17 March 2013

    Meeting No-17

    On the way At the meeting
  • 16 March 2013

    A Fishy Day

    Arrived at the Kasimedu Fish market at 04:00 AM (IST) seeking the best Sailfish!!!
  • 16 March 2013

    The Adroits Crosses 100 likes

    The official The Adroits page got 100+ likes. http://on.fb.me/XoSKjn
  • 15 March 2013

    Interacting with our Senior - Abdul Sayeed Khan

    SAIHA under scanner...
  • 15 March 2013

    The Protagonist - Sailfish

    Istiophorus platypterus, Age??
  • 14 March 2013

    The Mechanicist- Korah Jacob

    Sophomore B Tech Mechanical, 19 years
  • 14 March 2013

    THE "MECHATRONICIST "

    Sophomore B Tech Mechatronics, 19 years
  • 14 March 2013

    The Aerodynamicist - Aakriti Sachdev

    Sophomore B. Tech Aerospace, 19 years
  • 14 March 2013

    The Chemist- Avinash K V

    Sophomore, B Tech Chemical Engineering, 20 years
  • 14 March 2013

    Team Leader- Sobin Santhosh

    Sophomore in B Tech Aerospace Engineering, 20 years
  • 14 March 2013

    Hey, Team The Adroits!

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

    Internship at University of Dayton

    Sobin Santhosh at National Museum U.S. Air Force
  • 12 March 2013

    Going Social!

    We launched our Facebook page on previous Saturday. Do stop by for updates: http://on.fb.me/XoSKjn
  • 11 March 2013

    The Sailfish- A Closer Look

    At the Chennai fishing harbor...
  • 11 March 2013

    Another day at work...

    SAIHA Dimensioning and design underway...
  • 11 March 2013

    Back again.. in Full Swing....

    The exams are over...its time to get back to serious work...
  • 10 March 2013

    Sailfish - The First Encounter

    Traced the rare sailfish after three hours of intense search... Don't miss that mesmerizing dorsal fin! [Updated Video]
  • 07 March 2013

    The Hunt is ON!

    Indo-Pacific sailfish (Istiophorus platypterus) Credit: D.Corson/Shostal Associates
  • 07 March 2013

    Solidizing our Work! ;)

    Sketching SAIHA in SolidWorks... not as cushy as thought.. huh!
  • February 2013
  • 28 February 2013

    We are The Adroits.....

    From left to right Korah Jacob, Henry Isaac, Sobin Santhosh, Aakriti Sachdev and Avinash K V
  • 28 February 2013

    We are the Adroits

    left to right Korah Jacob, Henry Isaac, Sobin Santhosh, Aakriti Sachdev and Avinash K V
  • 25 February 2013

    The Best..

    One can only make one thing best at a time...
  • 24 February 2013

    Our Logo

    Credits- Avinash K V
  • 20 February 2013

    Must watch!

    This is really beautiful but disturbing too: http://www.midwayfilm.com
  • 17 February 2013

    TRANSPARENT CELLPHONE NOW A REALITY?

    Polytron Technologies,a Taiwanese company claims to have developed a gen-next transparent mobile phone. http://www.indianexpress.com/news/now-gennext-transparent-cellphone/1075564/0 At last we will get to see Ironman's phone come into reality.
  • 17 February 2013

    WITH LOVE FROM SPACE

    Canadian astronaut Chris Hasfield to beam answers down from space for Reddit Q&A. The online sensation is a commander at the International Space Station. http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/us-news-blog/2013/feb/17/astronaut-chris-hadfield-reddit
  • 17 February 2013

    DON'T MISS THE FEAT!!

    See the Moon Pass Jupiter Tonight and Monday http://www.space.com/19842-moon-near-jupiter-stargazing-tips.html
  • 17 February 2013

    Crucial day of work- Tough decision on the design

    A day of proposals and disposals.. Last emerged the one Opposed by none..
  • 16 February 2013

    ONE MORE YEAR TO GO!!

    Airbus A350 XWB-900 is expected to be introduced by mid-2014.The A350 will be the first Airbus with both fuselage and wing structures made primarily of carbon fibre-reinforced polymer. (Courtesy- Wikipedia)
  • 16 February 2013

    CASSINI REVEALING TITAN AND ENCELADUS

    http://zeenews.india.com/news/space/nasa-s-cassini-spacecraft-sending-new-info-from-sa_829496.html NASA's Cassini mission sends new info about Saturn's moons back home.
  • 16 February 2013

    Fireball Lights Up Northern California Skies

    http://www.space.com/19836-meteor-california-bay-area.html Then Russia now California witnesses the meteorite shower..
  • 15 February 2013

    The Sailfish

    A careful observation of the Sailfish will through light into the reason why we chose topic.
  • 15 February 2013

    WEEKLY MEETING

    French cuisine with sea view - a perfect combo for a discussion...
  • 15 February 2013

    DELTA WING AIRCRAFT DESIGN COMPETITION

    Gearing up for our model fabrication. Won the BEST FABRICATION AWARD at NIT Calicut..:P
  • 15 February 2013

    Making an exterior impression? :D

    Check this out guys, this is Alaska Airlines. To emphasize the company’s commitment to the state's seafood industry, one of the company’s Boeing 737 was painted as a giant salmon.
  • 14 February 2013

    We got a Knowledge Centre Now!

    Cheer up! The Fly Your Ideas Knowledge Centre has launched today. The knowledge centre hosts a variety of tools and information compiled by Airbus & industry experts to offer guidance and further insight for us!
  • 14 February 2013

    The Skype Chat with the Mentor

    Guyz, our mentor was just amazing!!! He helped prioritize our tasks & tremendously boosted our confidence! Thank you sir!
  • 13 February 2013

    THE AMAZING SAILFISH

    The guyz the backbone of our dreamz!!!
  • 12 February 2013

    Skype chat with Airbus Mentor today!!

    Too excited !!! Get yourselves groomed!! :p
  • 12 February 2013

    Foregather

    Rendezvous at Own Book Reading Hall, SRM Central Library.
  • 12 February 2013

    Concept today.. Aircraft tomorrow!

    This one's a conceptual design by William Brown. What a beauty!
  • January 2013
  • 26 January 2013

    Lets Do it!!

    Dear Fellow Adroits Our mentor will be contacting us on Wednesday, 30 January. Rendezvous at Java Green.
  • 20 January 2013

    With Great Power Comes Great Responsiblity

    Dear Friends Now that we have qualified for the second round, its time for action. There will be a team meeting during the lunch break on 22 January and 24 January. The venue will be informed later. Regards Sobin
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • 06 December 2012

    Their project

    SAILFISH AERODYNAMICS INCORPORATED HYBRID AIRCRAFT (SAIHA)
  • 06 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.
  • October 2012
  • 02 October 2012

    Korah Jacob

    Entered the The Adroits team
  • 01 October 2012

    AVINASH K V

    Entered the The Adroits team
  • September 2012
  • 26 September 2012

    Aakriti Sachdev

    Entered the The Adroits team
  • 25 September 2012

    Somjit Nag

    Is the mentor of the The Adroits team
  • 25 September 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.
  • 11 September 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.
  • 11 September 2012

    HENRY ISAAC

    Entered the The Adroits team
  • 11 September 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
  • 11 September 2012

    SOBIN SANTHOSH

    Entered the The Adroits team
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