Universal Hydrogen pushes on with hydrogen-fuelled aviation goals

Universal Hydrogen is taking a big step forward in its journey to make hydrogen-powered commercial flight a near-term reality by focusing on the development of commercial relationships with passenger airlines, air cargo operators and aircraft makers.

In addition to scaling up corporate relationships, the company is also scaling up its engineering team in Los Angeles, building full-scale gaseous and liquid hydrogen modules, and testing an “iron bird” prototype of a fuel cell powertrain suitable for regional and eVTOL applications.

The company’s interactions with fellow aviation experts will be led by Rod Williams the company’s new Chief Commercial Officer, an appointment which announced today (18th Feb).

An industry veteran with extensive aircraft commercial operations experience, Williams has served in a variety of high-level roles at Bombardier including Vice-President of Marketing and Vice-President of Regional Programs.

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