Industry Leaders Evaluate eVTOL Revolution
Expert panel mulls the near-future of eVTOL.
Scott Drennan (pictured), Bell v-p of innovation, waxed futuristic about the prospects for eVTOL aircraft, citing data that posits 750 million passengers trips across 15 major cities in 2030. Airbus v-p of urban mobility Zach Lovering sees the convergence of distribued electric propulsion technology and autonomous systems, infrastructure as key and likely enablers. More than 150 eVTOL types are under development, according to Mike Hirschberg, executive director of the Vertical Flight Society.