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The Electrically Distributed Anti-Torque (EDAT) tail rotors first flew on the light, twin-engined 429 helicopter in May 2019. The aircraft is being tested at the company's Mirabel, Canada facility and has about 25h of flight time.
In addition to its eVTOL work, Bell is developing an electrically distributed anti-torque (EDAT) system to replace conventional helicopter tail rotors.
Bell answers our readers' most frequently asked questions about its new electrically distributed anti-torque (EDAT) system.
Hear what people are saying about Bell's latest innovation.