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Canada Invests in VTOL Technology

Canada Invests in VTOL Technology

  • 20 Jun 2018 12:13 PM
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Canada is providing CAD$49.5M (USD$37.7M) in financial support for a major technology demonstration program (TDP) designed to advance five key technologies to support the development of urban air taxis, conventional helicopters and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The Government of Canada announced on April 16 during International Aerospace Week in Montréal that it is providing the funding to an aerospace consortium of 20 industry and academic partners led by Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Ltd (BHTCL).

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Bell and Safran Partner

Bell and Safran Partner

  • 19 Jun 2018 12:11 PM
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At the Future of Transportation conference in Cologne, Germany, on a panel chaired by VFS Executive Director Mike Hirschberg, Bell’s director of Innovation, Scott Drennan, announced a newly formed collaboration with Safran on the development of innovative hybrid-electric power system solutions to support Bell’s eVTOL Air Taxi concept.

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Uber Second Summit Summary

Uber Second Summit Summary

  • 01 Jun 2018 12:02 PM
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Uber’s Second Annual Elevate Summit was held in Los Angeles, California, on May 8–9, the week before Forum 74, with about 1,000 attendees. Uber said that some 10,000 people live-streamed the event. (All of the press releases and links to the videos of most of the presentations and panels are available at www.evtol.news/uber.)

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