For the past 12
months designers from Airbus Corporate
Helicopters and Aston Martin Lagonda have been working together on the
aesthetic styling of an as yet unveiled product.
The first product from this collaboration will be revealed
in early Q1 2020.
Commenting on the
new partnership, Aston Martin Lagonda Vice President and Chief
Creative Officer, Marek Reichman said, “Applying our own
automotive design principles in the aerospace world is a
fascinating challenge and one that we are very much enjoying. I’m
looking forward to the reveal in the New Year so we can show
everyone what we have accomplished together.”
Helicopters is the global market leader in the private and
business aviation (PBA) sector with more than 1,800 aircraft
fielded in 130 countries and a market share in excess of 50%.
Frédéric Lemos, Head of Airbus Corporate Helicopters, said, “This
is a bold cooperation which corresponds to our tradition of experimenting with new design approaches, the result is a unique
creation of breathtaking design accomplishment and beauty.”
first creation of the Aston Martin / Airbus Corporate Helicopters
partnership will be revealed at Courchevel, in the French Alps on
3 January 2020.