Japan Studies Hydrogen Aircraft, Ultra-Light Structures

KHI’s technical reference aircraft has a wide rear fuselage to house the liquid hydrogen tanks.
Credit: NEDO
Japan has launched two projects to develop technologies for next-generation commercial aircraft. One covers “core technologies” for hydrogen-powered aircraft and the other “drastic weight reduction” of major structural parts. The contracts were awarded Nov. 5 by Japan’s New Energy and Industrial...

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