Hydrogen Propulsion Moves Up Into Regional Jets

ZeroAvia CRJ
The CRJ’s aft-mounted turbofans will be replaced by hydrogen-electric-powered pusher propellers.
Credit: ZeroAvia
ZeroAvia has secured investments from United Airlines and Alaska Air Group to help fund development of hydrogen-electric propulsion systems for retrofit to large regional airlines. The startup has also signed agreements with Dash 8 manufacturer De Havilland Canada and Bombardier CRJ support company...
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