MTU, DLR To Flight Test Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Propulsion

Electric flight demonstrator grafische darstellung
One side of DLR’s Do 228 electric flight demonstrator will be converted to a 500-kW fuel-cell drive train.
Credit: DLR
German aerospace center DLR and MTU Aero Engines plan to cooperate on development of a zero-emissions hydrogen fuel-cell power train for flight testing in a 19-passenger Dornier Do 228 regional aircraft, from 2026. Under the MOU signed Aug. 5, German engine manufacturer MTU will develop the fuel...
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