Does Patent Application Reveal Bell’s eVTOL Design?

A U.S. patent application filed in January may provide clues to Bell’s design for an electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) air taxi, a demonstrator for which is expected to fly in 2020 powered by a hybrid-electric propulsion system developed by Safran. The Jan. 8 filing (US 2018/0208305)...
Graham Warwick

Graham leads Aviation Week's coverage of technology, focusing on engineering and technology across the aerospace industry, with a special focus on identifying technologies of strategic importance to aviation, aerospace and defense.

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