Flying car company AeroMobil adds another new experienced engineer to its team

Alan Roach assumes the position of Chief Engineer Interior Systems, Safety and Vehicle Packaging.

Monday, March 7, 2016 — The addition of Alan to the team is another vital contribution to the growing number of industry experts adding to AeroMobil’s field of knowledge and capability. With Alan’s knowledge of automotive engineering and product design & development, his addition to the team in March will undoubtedly bring a creatively oriented viewpoint that has 22 years of experience to back it up.

CEO Juraj Vaculik expressed his anticipation about Alan’s addition by saying, “Our team grows very rapidly this year and this growth demonstrates how AeroMobil as a company continues to mature towards a world class vehicle business. I believe Alan’s contribution to overall vehicle packaging and interior systems will be crucial to achieving this goal.”

Graduating from Leeds University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Alan quickly gained momentum as an engineer for Land Rover from 1993 – 2000 and then for McLaren from 2000 – 2007. It was here that he developed a keen eye for conceptual design implementation and comprehensive project management. Alan’s following jobs at Think Global AS and Aker Solutions AS, furthered his insight into the world of global product design and CAD software development. The knowledge of complex equipment systems and interfaces relating to the technological sector makes Alan’s contribution invaluable with the challenge and complexity of pairing car with airplane.

AeroMobil’s expanded team is now improving the design and working on a new prototype, which will be subjected to a prescribed test. The smooth running of these processes, the ensured high degree of innovation, and newly recruited experts from the automotive and aerospace industry, will ensure that the next stage of the project moves to a higher level. The team this year rose to almost 40 people, seeing specific strengthening in the technical department.