British Hydrogen-Powered UAS To Provide 5G Connectivity 

First flight could be achieved in 2022, although this is dependent on series B financing.
Credit: Stratospheric Platforms Ltd.
LONDON—British start-up Stratospheric Platforms is developing a hydrogen fuel cell-powered, high-altitude, long-endurance unmanned aircraft system (UAS) that could provide cellular connectivity to remote areas. Stratospheric is working with Northrop Grumman’s Scaled Composites on the twin-engine UAS...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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