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Intelligent Energy secures second place in global competition with its fuel cell UAV

Intelligent Energy secures second place in global competition with its fuel cell UAV

Intelligent Energy’s unique hydrogen fuel cell powered unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) has been awarded second place out of more than 40 global entrants in the US NIST’s First Responder Unmanned Aircraft System Endurance Challenge.

The UK-based fuel cell company entered a Gryphon hexacopter with an IE-Soar 2.4kW fuel cell power module.

Read more: Intelligent Energy technology integrated into latest UAV product from ISS Aerospace

Intelligent Energy’s UAV achieved a flight time of 102 minutes, with 10% fuel remaining for emergency reserves, while carrying a 10lb payload to imitate a wireless signal transmitter.

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