Airbus, CFM To Fly Hydrogen-Burning Engine On A380

hydrogen tanks inside the zeroe demonstrator
A GE Passport turbofan modified to burn hydrogen will be flight tested on an Airbus A380.
Credit: Airbus
An A380 will flight-test a hydrogen-burning turbine engine by the end of 2026 under a collaboration between Airbus and CFM International partners GE Aviation and Safran. The planned demonstration will be a major milestone in Airbus’ ZEROe initiative to bring a zero-emissions airliner to market by...

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