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AutoFlight reveals interior design of world-record holding Prosperity I eVTOL



Electric Vertical Take Off and Landing (eVTOL) pioneer AutoFlight has unveiled the interior design of its world-record holding Prosperity I eVTOL.

Designed by legendary automotive industry designer Frank Stephenson, known for his iconic works with brands such as Ferrari, Maserati, McLaren, and MINI, Prosperity I represents a fusion of style, science, and sustainable urban mobility.

The full-scale aircraft type will be showcased at the highly anticipated Le Bourget Paris Air Show (19-25 June 2023).

AutoFlight reveals interior design of world-record holding Prosperity I eVTOL

Frank Stephenson's expertise and creative vision have been instrumental in bringing Prosperity I to life. With a career spanning over three decades, Stephenson has consistently delivered designs that marry form and function, while incorporating the latest eco-friendly technologies. Leveraging his experience, Prosperity I embraces a sleek and elegant aesthetic that exemplifies the perfect blend of performance and beauty.

AutoFlight reveals interior design of world-record holding Prosperity I eVTOL

Tian Yu, CEO of AutoFlight, expressed his enthusiasm for the collaboration, stating, "We are delighted to have Frank Stephenson, a true industry pioneer, lending his remarkable talent to our Prosperity I eVTOL. His unparalleled design expertise has added a new dimension to our aircraft, elevating it to a whole new level. With Frank's touch, Prosperity I truly embodies the future of urban air mobility.”

Frank Stephenson, Chief Designer of Prosperity I, shared his thoughts on the design process, saying, "Designing the interior of the Prosperity I has been a phenomenal journey. Our aim was to create an environment that evokes a sense of safety, comfort and innovation. With this as our goal, the passengers will feel relaxed, living a new sensation of wonder as they travel to their destinations. The welcoming interior has been achieved through the innovative application of natural organic shapes, new soft touch materials and a clever system of interior mood lighting. Meticulous attention to all details ensures that Prosperity I is bound to provide our passengers with a truly exceptional in-flight experience."

AutoFlight reveals interior design of world-record holding Prosperity I eVTOL

AutoFlight is committed to sustainability and is actively working on selecting sustainable, recycled, and reusable materials for Prosperity I ahead of mass production. Aligning with its vision of sustainable urban mobility, the company aims to deliver a cutting-edge aircraft that not only revolutionizes air transportation but also minimizes its environmental impact.

With the longest eVTOL flight on record (250km / 155mi), Prosperity I is leading the pack in achieving sustainable advanced air mobility (AAM) at scale. Its interior design features demonstrate AutoFlight's dedication to providing a remarkable passenger experience in mass individual transportation. The sleek lines and angle-free sculpted interior create a feeling of spaciousness, while curated lighting adds an ambiance of elegance and tranquility. The use of performance materials not only ensures a lightweight structure but also reflects AutoFlight's unwavering commitment to efficiency and sustainability.

AutoFlight invites industry professionals and aviation enthusiasts to visit their exhibition stand, Chalet #200, at Le Bourget Paris Air Show, where the full-scale Prosperity I will be showcased.

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BlueSky Business Aviation News | 15th June 2023 | Issue #705


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