UAVs can triple range with hydrogen storage solution

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In a groundbreaking development that promises to revolutionize the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) industry, Polar Technology has unveiled a cutting-edge hydrogen storage solution at the Farnborough Airshow. This innovative technology is set to dramatically increase the range of UAVs, potentially tripling their current capabilities.

A startup developing hydrogen propulsion has gone bankrupt

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The board of directors of Universal Hydrogen has decided to liquidate the company after failing to secure additional funding and unsuccessful attempts to sell the business.

eVTOL Titans: The Race for Sky-High Capital

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In the rapidly evolving landscape of urban air mobility, a select group of eVTOL (electric vertical takeoff and landing) manufacturers have emerged as frontrunners, not just in technological innovation, but in their ability to attract substantial investment. These companies are poised to revolutionize short-distance air travel, promising a future where city-dwellers can soar above traffic congestion in electric air taxis.

Hydrogen Fuel Cells in Aviation

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In the quest for cleaner, more sustainable energy sources, hydrogen fuel cells have emerged as a promising technology with the potential to revolutionize various industries, including aviation. These electrochemical devices convert the chemical energy of hydrogen into electricity, with water vapor as the only byproduct. As the aviation sector grapples with its significant carbon footprint, hydrogen fuel cells offer a tantalizing glimpse into a future of emission-free flight.

China’s battery advantage: promoting electric aviation

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China has emerged as a formidable force in the global battery industry, earning its moniker as a “battery superpower.” This ascendancy is not merely a matter of national pride; it carries profound implications for the future of electric aviation, particularly in the realms of electric planes and eVTOL (electric vertical takeoff and landing) aircraft. Let’s delve into the multifaceted significance of China’s battery dominance and its potential to reshape the skies.

Energy consumption of electric aircraft

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In an era where climate change looms large and the aviation industry faces mounting pressure to reduce its carbon footprint, electric aircraft have emerged as a promising solution. However, the transition from fossil fuels to electricity in aviation isn’t as straightforward as plugging in a plane and taking off. The energy consumption of electric aircraft presents a complex challenge that engineers, researchers, and aviation enthusiasts are working tirelessly to solve.