Scan Eagle Flies Silently On Fuel Cell Power

Credit: ScanEagle: Insitu
Insitu has flown its ScanEagle unmanned aircraft powered by a hydrogen fuel cell, demonstrating near-silent propulsion that would enable the UAV to fly closer to targets to provide more detailed imagery and more accurate positioning. The flights, announced by fuel-cell suppler Protonex’s parent...

Subscription Required


This content requires a subscription to one of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) bundles.

Schedule a demo today to find out how you can access this content and similar content related to your area of the global aviation industry.

Already an AWIN subscriber? Login


Did you know?  Aviation Week has won top honors multiple times in the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards, the business-to-business media equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes.