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‘World’s first’ hydrogen aircraft propulsor nacelle set to power long-haul flights
© H3 Dynamics
‘World’s first’ hydrogen aircraft propulsor nacelle set to power long-haul flights
© H3 Dynamics

‘World’s first’ hydrogen aircraft propulsor nacelle set to power long-haul flights

H3 Dynamics is on a mission to decarbonise aviation with its fully integrated hydrogen-electric propulsion aircraft nacelle that could make hydrogen-powered flights of over 100 passengers traveling long-haul routes of 2500km a reality.

Believed to be a world first, the development distributes multiple integrated powertrains incorporating batteries, fuel cells, hydrogen storage, and smaller electric motors across the wings, instead of just a single centralised hydrogen fuel cell system.

News of the development comes at a time when pressure is being put on the aviation industry to slash emissions by looking at alternative flight technologies such as hydrogen and battery. However, battery has so far only seemed well suited in short-haul flights.

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