VOTE: Air Taxi | Making the Dream a Reality

In less than seven months, over 70,000 people will flock to Austin, Texas for the 2019 South by Southwest Conference. With 25 different tracks and hundreds of sessions exploring topics in Brands & Marketing, Social Impact, VR/AR, Intelligent Future, and many more, there are endless opportunities to be inspired from some of the smartest and innovative minds from all over the world.

Believe it or not, voting for SXSW panels is already underway. By voting, you can help determine what sessions get to the stage.

We need your votes to help bring to life our panel for all vertical-flight dreamers. Here’s information on how to vote and proof that clicking “vote up” will be well worth your while come March.

How to Vote

1) Click HERE.

2) Set up a free account.

3) Search "Bell" or "Air Taxi."

4) Click "Vote Up" in the upper left hand corner of the session page.

AIR TAXI | MAKING THE DREAM A REALITY

This panel would be comprised of industry leaders who are actively working toward making the Air Taxi network a reality. In the last few years, vehicle designs from a wide range of industries including Space & Technology, Aviation and Automotive have been released to ignite the conversation. And ridesharing giant, Uber brought several companies together to design and manufacture eVTOLs (electric take-off and landing vehicles) to provide a new age of on-demand transportation for future generations. The convergence of these companies and technologies is accelerating our ability to achieve real improvements in air mobility and opening new possibilities for flight, such as addressing the issues surrounding transportation congestion in urban areas.

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About Bell

Thinking above and beyond is what we do. For more than 80 years, we’ve been reimagining the experience of flight – and where it can take us.

We are pioneers. We were the first to break the sound barrier and to certify a commercial helicopter. We were a part of NASA’s first lunar mission and brought advanced tiltrotor systems to market. Today, we’re defining the future of on-demand mobility.

Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas – as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Textron Inc., – we have strategic locations around the globe. And with nearly one quarter of our workforce having served, helping our military achieve their missions is a passion of ours.

Above all, our breakthrough innovations deliver exceptional experiences to our customers. Efficiently. Reliably. And always, with safety at the forefront.

About Textron

Textron Inc. is a multi-industry company that leverages its global network of aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell, Cessna, Beechcraft, Hawker, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Arctic Cat, Textron Systems, and TRU Simulation + Training. For more information, visit: www.textron.com.

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