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Hydrogen-powered drone receives support from the Japanese Government and completes its first test flight

Hydrogen-powered drone receives support from the Japanese Government and completes its first test flight

An innovative hydrogen-powered drone, equipped with a D3 Dynamic’s fuel cell system, has received official approval from the Japanese Government to progress the technology and test its suitability in its first flight.

Hydrogen-powered drones could play a big hand in the decarbonisation of future sectors and, with mobility already a key area to decarbonise, the potential of this technology could be significant.

The cooperation with Japan’s Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, has already seen the “first” certified test flight included of a hydrogen fuel cell multi-rotor drone.

Utilising H3 Dynamics’ AEROSTAK hydrogen fuel cell system provides the drone with power and, moving forward, will look to power large sectors of the Japanese drone market.

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