Supersonic flight company Aerion has named Tim Fagan as its new chief of industrial design. He will lead the creative team for the AS2 supersonic business jet.
Fagan is an expert in aviation industrial design and an innovator in aircraft interior development. He brings extensive experience in product development, with projects that include leading the industrial design of the Bombardier Global 7500 interior, and the Bombardier Global 5000 and Global 6000 Premier cabin.
Fagan has also led industrial design activity for the Bombardier Vision Flight Deck, the Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 interior and the 2010 Olympic Torch, and has held positions in customer-facing roles in business jet completion.
“The AS2 will fly at speeds unparalleled in private aviation, allowing passengers to travel in ways never before possible,” said Fagan. “The interior will be a unique vision of beauty and luxury, featuring visionary technologies, intelligent functionality and genuine comfort – fusing emerging tech with exquisite handcrafted materials, and delivered with a relentless attention to detail. I’m thrilled to be joining the Aerion team in bringing this game-changing aircraft to our customers.”
Tom Vice, chairman, president and CEO for Aerion, added, “The AS2 business aircraft defines luxury, exclusivity, and a new era in environmentally responsible supersonic travel. Aerion is redefining the luxury interior delivering instant desirability and excitement whilst staying true to the traditional values of craftsmanship. The AS2’s interior will be distinctive, confident and charming with an air of timelessness. A blend of beautiful design and undeniable iconic style.”