Utah’s Cutting-Edge Technologies Support the Future of Mobility

New Yorkers recently stood at a downtown Manhattan heliport to watch a pilot take off vertically in an air taxi powered by electric batteries. Buoyed up by six small propellers, the air taxi quietly circled over the East River before returning safely to the heliport. New York City isn’t the only municipality taking a serious look at urban air mobility. This summer the International Olympic Committee is hoping to move some passengers around Paris via air taxi during the 2024 Olympics.

As cities around the world gear up for the future of air mobility, Utah is building the technology that will help to make it all possible. From advanced materials to thermal management and airframes, three Utah-based companies are building key components that will usher in an era of flying cars.

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