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​ZeroAvia completes world first hydrogen electric passenger plane flight

Christian Fernsby |
ZeroAvia has completed the world first hydrogen fuel cell powered flight of a commercial grade aircraft.

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The flight took place in the company’s facility in Cranfield, England, with the Piper M-class six-seat plane completing taxi, takeoff, a full pattern circuit, and landing.

ZeroAvia’s achievement is the first step to realising the transformational possibilities of moving from fossil fuels to zero-emission hydrogen as the primary energy source for commercial aviation.

Eventually, and without any new fundamental science required, hydrogen-powered aircraft will match the flight distances and payload of the current fossil fuel aircraft.

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