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May 3, 2021, 8:20 AM

The Case For Hydrogen Powered Aircraft Gains Momentum

Pioneers are working on plans for hydrogen-powered aircraft, ranging in size from 6 to 200 seats, some of which could enter service as soon as 2025.

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Neste's Rotterdam SAF Refinery
May 11, 2021 - 2:28 PM
Major sustainable fuel producer Neste has finally greenlit a long-discussed quarter-billion-dollar expansion project at its Rotterdam refinery.
MTU hydrogen
May 3, 2021 - 8:30 AM
Pratt & Whitney, along with rivals such as GE, Rolls-Royce, and MTU, see multiple paths to air transport's green future, with hydrogen only one of these.
Airbus ZeroE
May 3, 2021 - 8:20 AM
Pioneers are working on plans for hydrogen-powered aircraft, ranging in size from 6 to 200 seats, some of which could enter service as soon as 2025.
May 3, 2021 - 8:15 AM
Major technical, safety, and prototype challenges need to be overcome to establish the feasibility of hydrogen fuel for aviation.
Airbus Flightlab H130
Apr 27, 2021 - 9:47 AM
Airbus is using its H130 Flightlab helicopter to evaluate new cameras, sensors, tablets and head-mounted displays for autonomous flight development work.
Apr 16, 2021 - 4:36 PM
The FAA has issued an information for operators bulletin (InFO) regarding the use of light-emitting diode (LED) landing lights in an icing environment.
Volcano
Apr 14, 2021 - 3:38 PM
Airports on the Caribbean islands of St. Vincent and Barbados remain closed after La Soufrière, a volcano on St. Vincent, roared to life over the weekend.
Shell's Rheinland refinery
Apr 13, 2021 - 3:23 PM
The company has joined the investors in LanzaJet, a sustainable aviation fuel producer that has just launched its first commercial production facility.
SkyAware
Apr 12, 2021 - 5:13 PM
FlightAware's new SkyAware service allows ADS-B receiver hosts to combine all their traffic into one fused view.
Phillips 66 refinery
Apr 5, 2021 - 2:07 PM
A coalition of aviation industry organizations and companies is asking the Biden Administration to establish new financial incentives for SAF producton.