ZeroAvia has received an extra $35m boost to its hydrogen technology development for zero-emission aircraft today (Dec 13) with both United Airlines and Alaska Airlines investing in the company.
With the new financial aid that has been presented to ZeroAvia, the company has said that it will use the funds to accelerate its development of a two to five MW powertrain that will utilise hydrogen as a fuel for larger aircraft.
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United Airlines’ new investment will see the company buy up to 100 of ZeroAvia’s new zero-emission, 100% hydrogen-electric engines called the ZA2000-RJ.
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