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Volante Vision Concept, a luxury concept aircraft with vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) capabilities. Produced in partnership with Cranfield Aerospace Solutions, Cranfield University and Rolls-Royce, the concept aircraft aims to bring luxury urban transportation to the sky.

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Designed by

Aston Martin

Aston Martin is an exclusive luxury sports car company with a unique British heritage. The iconic brand fuses the latest technology, exceptional hand craftsmanship and graceful styling to produce pioneering models including the DB11, Rapide S, Vanquish S, Vantage and Vanquish Zagato family of cars. Based in Gaydon, England, Aston Martin designs and creates sports cars offering style and performance which are sold in 53 countries around the world.

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Engineered by

Cranfield Aerospace

CAeS is the UK’s leading aircraft design and production SME with an aerospace reputation established over 30 years, combined with CAA/EASA/MOD approvals to design, build, test, and maintain airborne systems. CAeS’s mission is to accelerate the world’s transition to innovative, electric and autonomous air vehicles, so we see the Volante Vision concept as an exciting and realisable vision of that future.

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Researched by

Cranfield University

Cranfield is a specialist postgraduate university that is a global leader for education and transformational research in technology and management. Cranfield is the number one university in Europe for aerospace. We have been at the forefront of aerospace technology for 70 years. Our education, research and consultancy is enhanced by our world-class facilities including the National Flying Laboratory Centre.

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Rolls Royce

Rolls-Royce plc pioneers cutting-edge technologies that deliver the cleanest, safest and most competitive solutions to meet our planet’s vital power needs. This pioneering project will be use high performance hybrid-electric propulsion technologies for personal air mobility concepts that could transform the future of transportation.

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Our Press Pack

British luxury brand Aston Martin is today presenting the Volante Vision Concept, a luxury concept aircraft with vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) capabilities. Produced in partnership with Cranfield Aerospace Solutions, Cranfield University and Rolls-Royce, the concept aircraft aims to bring luxury urban transportation to the sky. Our press pack contains all of the information you need to learn more about this exciting venture!

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  • Aston Martin
  • Cranfield Aerospace
  • Cranfield University
  • Rolls Royce