Unveiling (Part Of) Bell Helicopter's Self-Piloting Air Taxi for Uber
on 11 January 2018
Texas-based aviation experts Bell Helicopter had a CES unveiling pertaining to the passenger drone they plan to supply Uber with, for self-piloting flights. For those paying close attention to the developments, this reveal wasn't quite everything one could hope for. Bell debuted the cabin only, in an effort to showcase the comforts of flying in these short-range vehicles. As Fast Company makes clear, how exactly it will works is still a mystery. They note that a vertical takeoff and landing are expected, but most of the airtime, "this taxi will fly like a traditional plane with wings." While not unveiled entirely, "a full-blown version of the craft exists and is already in test flights," they say. Read more at Fast Company.