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Rural Advanced Air Mobility and its effect on West Virginia healthcare


When we think of Advanced Air Mobility (AAM), it’s common to conjure images of bustling smart cities and high-tech eVTOLs taxiing wealthy metropolitan citizens high above the crowded streets below, flitting in and out between towering skyscrapers. However, there’s a growing realization that AAM can be a game-changer in rural settings, as well. This is particularly true in a state like West Virginia, where traditional healthcare infrastructure faces significant challenges.

As the Vertx Partners team helped establish a West Virginia Uncrewed Aircraft Systems Advisory Council and hosted the inaugural WV AAM Coalition meeting at the WV High Technology Foundation, we believe it’s time to focus the conversation on Rural Advanced Air Mobility specifically and how it can positively impact a state like West Virginia.

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