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Advancing Aerial Mobility: A National Blueprint (2020)

Chapter: Appendix C: Speakers to the Committee

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Suggested Citation:"Appendix C: Speakers to the Committee." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2020. Advancing Aerial Mobility: A National Blueprint. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25646.
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Speakers to the Committee

Rex Alexander, Five-Alpha LLC

Eric Allison, Uber Elevate

Greg Bowles, Joby

Steve Bradford, Federal Aviation Administration

Carl Burlson, Federal Aviation Administration

Carey Cannon, Bell

Pamela Cohn, Ascension Global

Lisa Ellman, Commercial Drone Alliance

Kevin Fall, Roland Computing Services

James Grimsley, Choctaw Nation

Rahul Gupta, Deloitte

Davis Hackenberg, National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Jonathan Hartman, Lockheed Martin

Steve Jacobson, Autonodyne

Logan Jones, The Boeing Company

Parimal Kopardekar, National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Brock Lascara, MITRE

Ben Marcus, AirMap

Travis Mason, Airbus

Houston Mills, United Parcel Service

Colleen Reiche, Booz Allen Hamilton

Peter Shannon, Levitate Capital

Ed Waggoner, National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Mike Whitaker

Suggested Citation:"Appendix C: Speakers to the Committee." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2020. Advancing Aerial Mobility: A National Blueprint. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25646.
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Advanced aerial mobility is a newly emerging industry that aims to develop and operate new air vehicles potentially capable of safe, reliable, and low-noise vertical flight. The world has seen a recent increase in the adoption of electric vertical lift aircraft for urban, suburban and rural operations. These new innovations and technologies change the way that we move cargo and people, affecting industries across the economy. These changes will challenge today's airspace monitoring systems and regulatory environment. The U.S. government and its regulatory agencies need technical guidance to facilitate the development of these technologies, and to create the regulatory framework to foster the growth of this vertical flight industry to the benefit of the aviation industry.

Advancing Aerial Mobility evaluates the potential benefits and challenges associated with this emerging industry. This report provides recommendations that seek to foster an environment in which the nation can maintain its leading position in developing, deploying, and embracing these new technologies. This publication presents a national vision for advanced aerial mobility, market evolution, and safety and security management.

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