OUR INNOVATION

Redefining the future of vertical lift

We’ve always sought to solve real-world challenges through new pioneering methods of mobility. Today, we’re paving a way for a more accessible world with vertical lift solutions. Through advanced air mobility vehicles and revolutionary commercial and military technology, we're ready to unlock the possibilities of flight.
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Bell Nexus at the Smithsonian "FUTURES" Exhibit

New Smithsonian exhibition "FUTURES" will showcase Bell’s future and legacy innovations, capturing Bell's monumental impact on aviation. Learn more about the Bell Nexus air taxi's Smithsonian Museum debut in November 2021.
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Bell Technology

Autonomous Pod Transport
Bell's all-electric, autonomous vehicle carries up to 110 lbs of goods, offering advanced applications for business logistics, military operations and consumer delivery services.
Bell Nexus
Earning attention from across the globe, Bell's concept vehicle outlines the unlimited possibilities for future consumer travel.
Electrically Distributed Anti-Torque
Unveiled in 2020, this new commercial helicopter innovation challenges the norms for aircraft noise output, safety and electrical distribution.
High-Speed Vertical Take-off and Landing
Bell's High-Speed Vertical Take-off and Landing (HSVTOL) technology blends the hover capability of a helicopter with the speed, range and survivability features of a fighter aircraft.
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Bell's first-ever concept vehicle, this industry-shaking innovation symbolizes the potential evolution for vertical lift aircraft.
Bell AerOS
By leveraging technologies like artificial intelligence and IoT, AerOS provides powerful capabilities like fleet master scheduling and real-time aircraft monitoring, enhancing Bell’s Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) experience.
Bell's all-electric, autonomous vehicle carries up to 110 lbs of goods, offering advanced applications for business logistics, military operations and consumer delivery services.
Earning attention from across the globe, Bell's concept vehicle outlines the unlimited possibilities for future consumer travel.
Unveiled in 2020, this new commercial helicopter innovation challenges the norms for aircraft noise output, safety and electrical distribution.
Bell's High-Speed Vertical Take-off and Landing (HSVTOL) technology blends the hover capability of a helicopter with the speed, range and survivability features of a fighter aircraft.
Bell's first-ever concept vehicle, this industry-shaking innovation symbolizes the potential evolution for vertical lift aircraft.
By leveraging technologies like artificial intelligence and IoT, AerOS provides powerful capabilities like fleet master scheduling and real-time aircraft monitoring, enhancing Bell’s Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) experience.

Our innovation progress

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Bell EVP Testifies in Front of the U.S. House of Representatives

Bell Executive Vice President of Commercial Business and Innovation Michael Thacker shared Bell's path for the future amongst industry partners and legislators during his testimony in front of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee in July 2018. Watch the full committee meeting or read his testimony below.

 

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Bell Partners with Government of Quebec to Develop Green Technology

Bell joins a consortium leading the project “Aircraft for the digital and green mobility of tomorrow” to develop advanced propulsion systems to support future technology.


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Innovation in the Community

Our teams hold STEM educational camps to inspire local students through exciting real-world challenges. Each year, Bell invites schools throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex to compete by building vertical lift robotic solutions with guidance from Bell Engineering mentors. See how these bright young minds create advanced aerial vehicles.

 

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Uncovering Bell’s History with High-Speed Vertical Take-off and Landing Innovation

Carrying a past innovation into the future, Bell's teams are revitalizing research and development efforts for High-Speed Vertical Takeoff and Landing (HSVTOL) designs that will support future military missions for personnel recovery, logistics, and special operations missions.

 

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Experience the future

See how Bell is connecting mobility together through unmanned aerial vehicles, systems and infrastructure.
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ODM Special Report

Traffic congestion continues to burden cities and communities worldwide. However, Bell has a solution. Find out what we're doing to prepare for urban air mobility.

Smart Cities Special Report

Explore the ecosystem of mobility as we discuss this dynamic new world in our smart city analysis.

Defining the Advanced Air Mobility Ecosystem of Tomorrow

Unraveling AAM and its corresponding terminology to communicate the purposes of the concept to stakeholders, establish consistency among AAM ecosystem leaders and gain acceptance among the general public.

Podcast: Revolutions in Vertical Flight S1 E5 - The Dream of Urban Air Mobility

Hear how passengers could one day hail an air taxi through a smartphone app, transporting them from one building to another within or between cities, without facing the traffic of urban streets.

Podcast: Revolutions in Vertical Flight S2 E6 - The Role of Autonomy

Autonomy is certain to be a defining trend in the future of aviation and fully autonomous aircraft could one day supplement or even replace traditional helicopters.
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