Dubai’s Electric Autonomous Volocopter Coming in 2017

Between recognizing Dubai as a pioneer of urban innovation and understanding that the city is an ideal “extreme climate” testing ground for their autonomous electric multicopters, Germany’s Volocopter will be launching a five-year-long test program there—starting in the fourth quarter of 2017. The made-in-Germany air taxis feature eighteen rotors and a fully redundant power train. Quiet and emission-free flying, the vehicles are deemed safe thanks …

Pilot Automatic Tasman Blue

The Pilot Automatic watch designed by Australia’s luxury timepiece brand Bausele captures attention for two reasons: a hyper-modern face and an off-center dial. Both of these attributes are drawn from aviation pilot watches of old and the latter observation makes it an ideal driving watch. With one’s hands at 10 and two on a steering wheel, the dial appears perfectly aligned. This 44mm piece, made …

Customizing the Interiors of 2019’s Gulfstream G600 Jet

Exploring the design options within the business aviation experts' forthcoming model

For many, private flying exists as an aspirational dream—one without lines or shoe removal or cramped seating. A bulk of this travel, in reality, stands as a tool for businesses that require their employees to hop across the globe frequently. Beyond the lack of queues at terminals, there are plenty of inherent benefits—from a much less challenging level of pressurization to substantial space for moving …