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Bell's Michael Thacker on Urban Air Mobility

Testimony of Michael Thacker, Executive Vice President, Technology and Innovation at Bell, in front of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology on July 24, 2018.

24 July 2018

Urban Air Mobility

Bell’s Executive Vice President of Technology and Innovation Michael Thacker testifies to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology on Urban Air Mobility: The Way Forward.

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“AT BELL, WE HAVE A LEGACY OF LEADING INNOVATION IN AVIATION, FROM THE FIRST AMERICAN JET FIGHTER TO THE FIRST TILTROTOR. TODAY WE ARE CARRYING THAT LEGACY FORWARD BY CREATING NEW OPPORTUNITIES IN URBAN AIR TRANSPORTATION WITH ELECTRIC AND HYBRID VERTICAL TAKEOFF AND LANDING AIRCRAFT.”

Michael Thacker

At Bell, we are using four integrated frameworks to help define the Urban Mobility model: operational, regulatory, manufacturing and technology.

 

To learn more about our integrated frameworks and the work we are doing to create a viable, flight-based Urban Mobility network, read the full testimony below:

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