Piasecki Plans Hydrogen Propulsion Demonstration For Helicopters

Hydrogen tanks and fuel-cell modules will be housed inside the PA-890’s airframe.
Credit: Piasecki Aircraft
With funding support from the U.S. Air Force’s AFWerx innovation division, Piasecki Aircraft plans full-scale ground tests and a scaled flight demonstration of hydrogen fuel-cell propulsion leading into development and certification of its planned PA-890 helicopter. “I won’t go into specifics on...
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