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Bell, Thales partner on flight control systems

29th October 2018 - 09:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Bell Helicopter has signed an agreement with Thales for the development of flight control systems for Bell’s vertical take-off and landing aircraft and on-demand mobility (ODM) solutions, the company announced on 23 October.

Under the agreement Thales will lead flight controls system technology design and development to meet the needs of future piloted and fully autonomous ODM vehicles as part of Bell's work to develop its ODM network and Air Taxi aircraft.

Scott Drennan VP of innovation, Bell, said: ‘We continue to expand our team and capabilities for our ODM aircraft to bring the most advanced technology available and new vertical lift solutions to the market. Our collaboration with Thales is intended to ensure a state-of-the-art, affordable flight controls system that will be designed to meet the needs of future piloted and fully autonomous on-demand mobility vehicles.’

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