Patent Filing May Reveal Design Of Bell eVTOL Air Taxi

A U.S. patent application filed back on Jan. 8 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 filing (US 2018/0208305) details...

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