The Xcraft is a high-speed luxury interior VTOL and is water landing capable
Oshkosh, WI, July 27, 2021: Today, Aspen Avionics announces VRCO, Ltd. has selected Aspen Avionics as the manufacturer of choice for its luxury VTOL. Aspen will provide next generation avionics display systems, GPS, and other sensor technologies as well as providing avionics integration services. The vehicle is scheduled for certification in 2026.
“The proven versatility of Aspen’s avionics display strategies and sensor technology among fixed wing, rotary wing and now, the next generation of personal, multi-use vehicles is evidence of the company’s flexibility and innovative mindset to provide avionics technology across various aviation platforms,” said John Uczekaj, president and CEO of Aspen Avionics. “We are very confident this partnership with VRCO will further reveal unrealized opportunities to develop new avionics technologies for our core audience, general aviation,” continued Uczekaj.
“The Xcraft is a high-end supercar of the skies being supplied to discerning buyers worldwide where ergonomics, ease of use and a seamless interior of luxury and style is paramount. The unique collaboration with Aspen has allowed us to work closely together to create a high end craft specific system our customers expect, while at the same time incorporating several novel and safety specific features and sensors,” said Michael Smith VRCO CEO.
“The collaboration between Aspen Avionics and VRCO, both AIRO Group companies, is a prime example of how we leverage our pedigree and Urban Air Logistics ecosystem to foster both innovation and opportunity for our clients, shareholders, and member companies,” said Joe Burns, The AIRO Group Chief Executive Officer. Aspen Avionics’ successful track record of cockpit technology certification along with VRCO’s portfolio of vehicles is an optimal match that will propel the entire VTOL market onward and upward with certifiable vehicles and avionics.”
About Aspen Avionics, Inc.
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Based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Aspen Avionics specializes in bringing the most advanced display and sensor technology from the commercial and business aviation markets into general aviation cockpits—and budgets. Together, our Evolution Flight Display System, and NexNav™ GPS sensors help enable the aviation community to affordably meet the FAA’s NextGen mandate. Aspen is also responsible for introducing the industry’s first wireless technology that enables transmission of flight plans from an iPad to certified avionics with its patented Connected™ Panel. At Aspen Avionics, we design products to be affordable, easy to install, and easy to own. The company can be found online at www.aspenavionics.com, and may be reached at (505) 856-5034.
About VRCO, Ltd.
VRCO Ltd. Is headquartered in Derby UK, with partners from a range of companies from all over the world, bringing the expertise and knowledge together to deliver the exceptional luxury supercar of the skies. We are actively involved in the UK, Europe, the US, Asia and the Middle East. VRCO is part of the AIRO Group – the multi-disciplinary air vehicle ecosystem of companies that develops all critical aspects of air-taxi and drone-based platforms & operations. The company can be found online at www.vrco.co.uk, and press and media enquiries can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org and +44 1332 742 838.