Hydrogen powered drone

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A hydrogen-powered drone was developed by Dutch engineers. With one charge, it can be in the air for a long time without even polluting the environment.

Engineers at Delft University of Technology came up with a special drone. Developed with the help of experts from the Dutch Navy as well as the Dutch Coast Guard, the aircraft has been powered by hydrogen-powered engines, allowing it to be in the air for 3.5 hours without having to be recharged. As a result, you will be able to carry out longer missions and reconnaissance over the water, for example when searching for the distressed of a shipwreck.

There are a total of 12 engines on the four wings of the device, so you can drive and land safely even if some of them fail. With their help, you can get on and off almost vertically, which makes it much easier to use.

The device weighs just 13 kilograms and has a wingspan of three meters. Its soul is the 6.8-kilogram, carbon-fiber fuel tank in which hydrogen is stored at a pressure of 300 bar. The unit burns this to provide the electricity needed to operate it, and as a result emits oxygen and water vapor.

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