12 Jan '18, 12am

Bell’s Retro-Futuristic Air Taxi https://t.co/xtH2lYzeRH

Bell’s Retro-Futuristic Air Taxi https://t.co/xtH2lYzeRH

Related Articles Honda’s New Africa Twin Is the Bike to Bank on for Adventure Sale of Rare Shelby Prototype to Raise Funds for Children’s Charity Unholy Horsepower: Driving the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon The aviation world is fascinated with urban air taxis these days—small, autonomous, electric vehicles that can take off and land vertically. Developers hope these new aircraft will rescue urban-based travelers from gridlock and delay. But officials at Bell Helicopter , a Texas company that’s been building helicopters since the 1930s, say air taxis are nothing new—that’s exactly the niche helicopters have filled for decades. Helicopters, of course, could at best be considered a first-generation air taxi—they’re powered by noisy, fossil-fuel-burning engines, and they require expertly trained pilots. Now, at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, Bell has unvei...

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