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ZeroAvia completes first hydrogen test flight campaign

Leading aviation hydrogen power specialists ZeroAvia has successfully completed it’s first test campaign with its Dornier Do228 test bed. The aircraft has been retro-fitted with a ZA600 Hydrogen-electric engine which has undergone initial endurance and altitude tests which meet the highest anticipated results. ZeroAvia have operated 10 flights from Cotswolds [read more]

Airbus ZEROe
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Airbus unveils hydrogen fuel cell engine plans

Airbus has revealed plans for its hydrogen fuel cell-powered aero engine that could power its zero-emissions aircraft into service as soon as 2035. Named ZEROe, the turboprop engine will use hydrogen fuel cells to create electricity powering the engines and will be tested on an Airbus A380 test aircraft (MSN1) [read more]

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GKN says Hydrogen powered aviation can be scaled up quicker than thought

Hydrogen electric propulsion technology for aircraft could be scaled up quicker than originally thought according to Max Brown, Vice-President of Technology at GKN Aerospace. The aviation industry is striving towards net zero and the demand for zero-emissions flights is driving the technological research into hydrogen power which is expected to [read more]

Rolls-Royce AE2100
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Rolls-Royce set for Hydrogen fuelled engine test

Rolls-Royce has said that they are ready to begin carrying out ground tests on the first hydrogen-fuelled AE2100 aero engine as part of its race to net zero programme. Working in conjunction with low-cost carrier easyJet, Rolls-Royce is exploring hydrogen as a future fuel for aviation replacing conventional fossil fuels. [read more]