The Death and Life of Helicopter Commuting
Fifty years ago, a helicopter company called New York Airways whisked passengers from the rooftop of the iconic Pan Am Building in midtown Manhattan to any city airport in just 10 minutes. A fatal accident in 1977 brought that era to an end.
40 years later, E-VTOL technology could open a new chapter in short-distance airborne commuting.
Video by Raymond Schillinger
Camera: Brian Schildhorn
Animation / Graphics: Sylvia Yang and Chiachi Lee
Sound Design: Andrew Hylnsky
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