ORACLE TEAM USA competing in the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series in Portsmouth, UK on 25 July 2015. Airbus is the Official Innovation Partner of ORACLE TEAM USA.
Airbus is Official Innovation Partner of ORACLE TEAM USA for the 2017 America’s Cup. Have a look at some ORACLE TEAM USA pictures taken during training in Portsmouth, UK
, Hamilton (BDA), 35th America's Cup, ORACLE TEAM USA Training. Engineers who work with this partnership want to build the next generation yacht to win the America’s Cup: there is no second in such a team. They must be fast, agile, innovative, and competitive to win the Cup.
“flying and sailing are so similar” said Jimmy Spithill, skipper and helmsman ORACLE TEAM USA – winner of the 2010 and 2013 America’s Cup editions. In the other hand, Gilles Struger, Flight Test Aerodynamics Specialist in Airbus follows the same idea of Jimmy Spithill: he talks about a dream to make fly or sail.
Airbus and ORACLE Team USA partnership is collaboration between two teams with the same goal: ‘use innovation to win a race’. Dimitri Despierre, ORACLE TEAM USA explain that “this partnership is going to bring us the most value in the approach of designing our systems”
The next America’s Cup competition – for which Airbus and ORACLE TEAM USA have forged a technology partnership – will begin during the summer of 2017.
ORACLE TEAM USA training on its new foiling AC45S in San Francisco, United States on February 18, 2015.
As Official Innovation Partner of ORACLE TEAM USA for the 35th America’s Cup boat race, Airbus will share the know-how of its engineers and experts in fields such as aerodynamics, instrumentation and simulation, composites, structures, hydraulics and data analysis