18 tonnes of liquid hydrogen could get an A320 plane from Stuttgart to Melbourne, f-cell hears

Hydrogen is revolutionising the aviation sector in a number of different ways. Not only is it a solution for zero-emission flight, but it can also support the industry in extending its travel distance, with Mark Farquhar, Chief Training Captain at easyJet, telling f-cell delegates that 18 tonnes of liquid hydrogen could get an A320 plane from Stuttgart to Melbourne.

Farquhar made the comment whilst explaining how significant hydrogen could be as a jet fuel for long distance travel.

“If we use the most advanced lithium-ion batteries today in our A320 plane, we could fly from Stuttgart to Frankfurt. That would be it,” he told f-cell delegates.

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