The Mercedes-Benz Helicopter [Pics]
Eurocopter's "EC145 Mercedes-Benz Style helicopter" uses the car's design language to create a luxury aircraft.
Eurocopter‘s EC145 Mercedes-Benz Style helicopter has been on display this week at EBACE 2011 (European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition) in Geneva, Switzerland. The aircraft is inspired by Mercedes’ high-end vehicles and has a host of luxury features. Wood panelling, spacious multi-function boxes and adjustable seats in the cabin, with an interior design created in the Mercedes-Benz Advanced Design Studio in Como, Italy. Their head of design, Professor Gorden Wagener said:
We are very pleased to have realized the first product of ‘Mercedes-Benz Style’ with Eurocopter. The interior design of the EC145 ‘Mercedes-Benz Style’ helicopter represents the classic passion of the Mercedes-Benz design language and fulfills the very highest expectations in terms of elegance, luxury and comfort.