The aircraft is a small 2 seaters, side-by-side, with a central engine and a tractor propeller. The main advantages of this choice are listed in details under "Advantages".
This configuration, in particular, increases significantly forward visibility to the ground. This is an important issue during climbing or flying within an airport pattern with numerous other aircraft around.
In addition, the centre of gravity shift to the back allows to place the wings aft of the crew, opening completely the view to the both sides and down. This is the main difference to the majority of today's commerical design, where the pilot and his passenger sit on the wing...