Aviation

Hydrogen refuellers to support ZeroAvia’s US flight-test programme

Hydrogen-electric propulsion specialist ZeroAvia is co-operating with Shell affiliates which will design and construct commercial-scale mobile refuellers for the company’s California test facility. The agreement will support ZeroAvia’s flight-test programme following the recent delivery of a Dornier 228 to the site. This aircraft is to be fitted with the company’s …

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A 19-seat Hydrogen-Electric Aircraft Gears up for the First Flight Tests in California

  California is known for supporting clean energy projects and EVs, so it’s not surprising that it would be open to hydrogen-electric air vehicles as well. In only a few months, the British clean aviation company ZeroAvia will kick off tests for a 19-seater powered by its ZA600 powertrain at …

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Aviation H2 joins forces with FalconAir to help deliver Australia’s first hydrogen plane

Aviation H2 has taken a crucial step in developing Australia’s first hydrogen-powered plane after forming a strategic partnership with charter operator FalconAir. The alliance with FalconAir – a specialist provider of charter and emergency medical evacuations in Australia and the Asia Pacific region – will grant Aviation H2 access to …

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Apus Aircraft Design Stores Hydrogen in Wing Spar Tanks

The Apus i-2 uses hydrogen to power fuel cells, which deliver electricity to two electric motors. Wing spars double as hydrogen fuel tanks. (Photo: Matt Thurber/AIN) On display last week at Aero Friedrichshafen was a mockup of Apus Group’s zero-emission hydrogen-powered twin-motor i-2 airplane, equipped to highlight the fuel cell …

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Easyjet partners with GKN Aerospace on development of hydrogen fuel cell technology

  Easyjet has announced a new partnership with GKN Aerospace, aimed at accelerating the adoption of hydrogen fuel cell technology. The carrier said that the agreement would include “exploring the options for flight demonstration”, with Easyjet providing “insights into operational requirements and economics”. The airline will support the development of …

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Rolls Royce and Heathrow partner to bring hydrogen to airports

Heathrow and Rolls-Royce are working on a plan to bring hydrogen to airports as part of a government-backed initiative codenamed Project Napkin. The companies are joined by aerospace giant GKN on a special committee considering how hydrogen-powered planes should be fueled in the years to come. Airlines and airports have …

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Doosan Mobility Innovation Targets Overseas Markets with Hydrogen Mobility Technology

Doosan Mobility Innovation will participate in the world’s largest unmanned vehicle exhibition “AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2022” held in Florida, USA from April 25th to April 28th. / Courtesy of Doosan Mobility Innovation Doosan Mobility Innovation (DMI) announced today that it will participate in the world’s largest unmanned vehicle exhibition “AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2022″ …

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UK working with aviation experts to develop planes running on batteries and hydrogen

UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps and Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng have announced a new group of aviation experts across industry and government who will work together with the aim of making zero emission flight a reality. Courtesy of UK Department for Transport (DfT)   The new Zero Emission Flight (ZEF) …

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Ultra-light liquid hydrogen tanks promise to make jet fuel obsolete

HyPoint and GTL are developing ultra-lightweight cryogenic hydrogen tanks that the partnership promises will radiacally boost the range of clean hydrogen-electric aircraft   –   Gloyer-Taylor Laboratories A revolutionary cryogenic tank design promises to radically boost the range of hydrogen-powered aircraft – to the point where clean, fuel-cell airliners could fly up …

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H2FLY Sets Hydrogen-Electric Flight World Record

Company says its HY4 became the first hydrogen-electric passenger aircraft to fly above 7,000 feet.   H2FLY’s four-seat HY4 aircraft is being used as a test platform for further development of hydrogen propulsion systems.   [Courtesy: H2FLY]   H2FLY, a Stuttgart-based developer of hydrogen fuel cell technologies for aircraft, says it …

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