World’s first hydrogen-electric passenger plane takes off

World’s first hydrogen-electric passenger plane takes off

The world’s first hydrogen fuel cell-powered passenger flight yesterday took off from Cranfield, England.

Hydrogen-focused aviation company ZeroAvia today reported the flights success that took place at its R&D facility, with the Piper M-class six-seat plane, completing taxi, take off, a full pattern circuit, and landing.

Now complete, ZeroAvia will turn its attention to the final stage of its six-seat development program – a 250-mile zero emission flight out of an airfield in Orkney before the end of the year.

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