Chinese hydrogen ICE-powered aircraft completes maiden flight – reports

A four-seat aircraft powered by a hydrogen-fuelled internal combustion engine (ICE) has completed its maiden flight in Shenyang, China, according to local reports.

Xinhua reported the prototype aircraft completed the flight at Shenyang’s Faku Caihu Airport in the country’s Northeast in a project led by Yang Fengtian, Chief Scientist at Liaoning General Aviation Academy.

Incorporating “domestically manufacturer” core components, the aircraft demonstrated an engine power of up to 120kW during the test.

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