Cryogenic Electric Propulsion Eyed For Zero-Emission Commercial Flight

GKN-led H2GEAR projec
The GKN-led H2GEAR project is studying a hybrid hydrogen-electric propulsion system for subregional aircraft.
Credit: GKN Aerospace
Liquid hydrogen is at the core of Airbus’ exploration of the possibilities for decarbonizing commercial aviation, primarily as a fuel for zero-emission flight. But across Europe and UK, researchers are investigating the potential for also using the cryogenic fluid to cool propulsion systems to...

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