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Liquid hydrogen tanks hope to double H2FLY’s aircraft range
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Liquid hydrogen tanks hope to double H2FLY’s aircraft range
©H2FLY

Liquid hydrogen tanks hope to double H2FLY’s aircraft range

In another step closer to liquid hydrogen-powered flight, German-based H2FLY has today (July 20) said it is weeks away from receiving its first liquid hydrogen tank, doubling the range of its HY4 aircraft.

The HY4 aircraft which is currently operated using pressured gaseous hydrogen, is set to have a new tank and fuel cells integrated, making it the first time the H2FLY will have handled liquid hydrogen on-board.

H2 View understands once integrated with the new kit, the HY4 will undergo a programme of ground testing in early 2023. H2FLY say it is expected to be the world’s first commercial aircraft to fly using liquid hydrogen.

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