Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Hydrogen Airplane

source: http://sustainabledesignupdate.com/?p=40

Diamond DA-36

Modified Diamond Airplane To Run On Hydrogen Fuel Cell

Air travel contributes significantly (about 3.5 percent) to global CO2 emissions, aircraft designers at Boeing have announced plans to develop an all-new, emission-free, hydrogen-powered plane.

Boeing Research and Technology in Madrid, Spain is the lead company working on developing a hydrogen powered airplane.

Diamond Aircraft of Austria is supplying the demonstrator airplane, based on a certified Katana Xtreme motor-glider and Intelligent Energy of the United Kingdom is providing a Proton Exchange Membrane fuel cell for a demonstration prototype hydrogen powered airplane.

Boeing Research and Technology in Madrid, Spain is the lead company working on developing a hydrogen powered airplane.

Check out Sunday Times reports, and Green Car Congress

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