Lufthansa Technik showed a first glimpse of an ACJ TwoTwenty government cabin at the European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition in Geneva, Switzerland.
Lufthansa Technik says the design for the ACJ TwoTwenty is aimed specifically at government and military operators who attach great importance to high functionality of the interior and are also required to perform other specialised tasks with their aircraft such as medical evacuation.
According to the company, the design equips the ACJ TwoTwenty with divisible areas for working, conferencing and sleeping, ensuring a high level of comfort and functionality as well as security and privacy. The standard configuration of the design features a large delegation area consisting of 12 Premium Economy Class and 20 Economy Class seats. Altogether, 41 passengers can travel in this configuration, which is a significantly higher number than on conventional business jets at comparable prices.
Up to eight stretchers can be installed in the MedEvac configuration for transporting lightly and moderately injured/ill patients. Alternatively, two new-generation Patient Transport Units can be installed for intensive care patients. Mixed configurations with stretchers and PTU NGs are also possible.
Wieland Timm, Head of Sales for Special Mission Aircraft at Lufthansa Technik said: “With its cabin dimensions, the ACJ TwoTwenty represents an optimal platform for the most diverse manifestations of future government and special mission aircraft, at the price of significantly smaller and less flexible aircraft types. With our expertise both in the field of VIP completion but also in the field of special mission modifications, we are able to reflect even the high demands of governments or armed forces in this type of aircraft, and to do so highly individually.
“With this initial concept as a basis, we are therefore eager to start talking to the first potential customers very soon.”