Are we on the cusp of a total disruption in urban transportation? Skeptics, myself included, have long been involved in the negatives of helicopter operations in metropolitan settings including their noise, concern over air traffic management and the safety risk to those involved as well as bystanders, and, as always, the costs associated with vertical flight. With the forgoing in mind, the speech of acting FAA Administrator Dan Elwell at the Uber Elevate Summit in Washington on June ...


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