fbpx
Like Sustainable Aviation Fuels? Then You Need Hydrogen

Like Sustainable Aviation Fuels? Then You Need Hydrogen

The debate between sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) and hydrogen is still ongoing in aviation. However, you can’t have SAF without hydrogen. Probably. I have a confession to make: I’m intrigued by all-things Supply Chain Management. Simplistically-put, SCM is about...
ZeroAvia – Hydrogen Testing Scales Up To The Dornier 228

ZeroAvia – Hydrogen Testing Scales Up To The Dornier 228

ZeroAvia is pushing past its previous mishap, by moving to the next phase of development, with the Dornier 228. And they’re getting two of them! A couple of months ago, ZeroAvia faced a substantial setback. Their Piper PA-46 Malibu test aircraft suffered substantial...
Airbus To Run An A380 On Hydrogen (in part)?

Airbus To Run An A380 On Hydrogen (in part)?

Sources suggest that Airbus could soon use an A380 as a flying test-bed for cryogenic hydrogen tanks – AND running one of its engines on this fuel? The news is coming from publications in France and Germany. They suggest that Airbus has selected the A380 as the...
CFM RISE: GE & Safran To Develop Open Rotor Engine!

CFM RISE: GE & Safran To Develop Open Rotor Engine!

General Electric and Safran, the two CFM partners, are launching CFM RISE, a program for an ultra-efficient sustainable-fuel, open rotor engine. They hope a new engine will be ready for service by the middle of the next decade. Hot on the heels of news from Airbus,...
Cryogenic Hydrogen: Airbus Chooses Metallic Fuel Tanks

Cryogenic Hydrogen: Airbus Chooses Metallic Fuel Tanks

Airbus is establishing two development centres on existing sites, for cryogenic hydrogen fuel tanks. And it’s a major challenge, to say the least. Starting from last September, Airbus started a programme that will lead to a future fleet of hydrogen-powered aircraft....