Bell Helicopter shows off a mockup of its 4 seat flying electric taxi

Bell Helicopter revealed the cabin of a 4-seater autonomous flying electric taxi at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2018). It did not have the wings and propellers.

A full-sized version has been built and is already in test flights.

There will be a gas turbine which will power an electric generator. Initially, it will be a hybrid electric vehicle. Bell’s Air taxi service will start sometime in the 2020s. It should have a range of 150 miles or more. Eventually an all electric version will be made.



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