Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Eyed For Hybrid-Electric Propulsion

NASA’s FuelLeap project used the X-57 electric propulsion demonstrator as the baseline for a power system built around a solid-oxide fuel cell.
Credit: NASA
Scottish fuel-cell specialist Hy-Hybrid Energy is working with an undisclosed partner on a hybrid-electric propulsion system for aircraft that combines a gas turbine with a battery and a solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) that operates on jet fuel. Current fuel cell aircraft propulsion development...

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