Interview with designer arman abadi (aa), regarding views on design, and for the award-winning design Vsa Vertical Solar Aircraft.

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Interview with arman abadi at Thursday 31st of October 2013: DI: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?
aa : design an aircraft with ability to fly and landing in vertical direction anywhere and using the solar energy to be more Efficient in fuel consuming and easy steering

DI: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?
aa : engine rotation and open the rear engine gate to fly in vir and horz direction

DI: What are your future plans for this award winning design?
aa : stronger and lighter engines, and improve it to use as an uav

DI: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?
aa : 6 months

DI: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?
aa : it was my dream an aircraft with such abilities and every thing about including idea and Decision this project where on my own

DI: Is your design being produced or used by another company, or do you plan to sell or lease the production rights or do you intent to produce your work yourself?
aa : it will be nice if could sell its right

DI: What made you design this particular type of work?
aa : interest

DI: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?
aa : vertical aircraft like jf23 and solar systems

DI: Who is the target customer for his design?
aa : for ordinary guys and have usage to use as an entertainment

DI: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?
aa : no

DI: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?
aa : vertical solar aircraft

DI: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?
aa : photo impact and 3dmax

DI: What is the most unique aspect of your design?
aa : rotation engines

DI: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?
aa : no body , no

DI: What is the role of technology in this particular design?
aa : a computer sys to helping the pilot and solar panel to produce power and high performance electric engins

DI: Is your design influenced by data or analytical research in any way? What kind of research did you conduct for making this design?
aa : research about birds wing Aerodynamics and solar panels working progress

DI: What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?
aa : design the gate of beck engine to protect the aerodynamic performance during horizontal fly

DI: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?
aa : to test myself and my idea in a real competition

DI: What did you learn or how did you improve yourself during the designing of this work?
aa : knowledge about solar panels and small aircraft steering systems

DI: Any other things you would like to cover that have not been covered in these questions?
aa : using the solar panel and high performance engines make this kind of aircraft able to use in many purposes