Decarbonising aviation: What next?

In 2020, H2 View wrote about how the aviation industry was preparing for hydrogen-powered flight. Fast forward three years, and it appears to be taking off.

The options for hydrogen’s entry have become ever clearer over the course of the past year. Three significant achievements have sent hopes for hydrogen sky high, with breakthroughs for both fuel cells and direct combustion.

In the latter half of 2022, Rolls-Royce and easyJet announced they had achieved the ‘world’s first’ run of a modern aero engine on hydrogen, marking a major step towards proving that hydrogen could be an aviation fuel of the future.

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