Posts Tagged: ZeroAvia

ZeroAvia raises $24 million in new funding, speeds development of 50-seat zero-emission aircraft

ZeroAvia is developing hydrogen-fueled powertrain technology to replace conventional engines in commercial aircraft. The company has successfully completed flight tests of electric aircraft in the US and in the UK, and expects to achieve commercialization for its hydrogen-electric powertrain as early as 2024. (See our interview with CEO and founder Val Miftakhov, who makes a… Read more »

Is aviation the best application yet for hydrogen fuel cells?

Q&A with ZeroAvia CEO Passenger cars are well on their way to going electric, and the path to a big market share for heavy-duty EVs such as buses and delivery trucks is becoming clearer. However, aviation remains a new frontier for zero emissions. There are several new powertrain options, and none has yet proven itself… Read more »

ZeroAvia wins £12-million grant to bring fuel cell aviation powertrain to market

ZeroAvia, a specialist in hydrogen-electric aviation, has secured £12.3 million ($16.3 million) in government funding to deliver a hydrogen-electric aircraft to the market by 2023. The UK Government grant for the HyFlyer II project will finance ZeroAvia’s development of a certifiable hydrogen-electric powertrain. The goal is to demonstrate a 19-seat aircraft with a 350-mile flight… Read more »

ZeroAvia completes test flight of fuel cell airplane

ZeroAvia says it has successfully completed a test flight of a commercial-scale electrified aircraft. New Atlas reports that the company’s HyFlyer, featuring the latest version of its hybrid hydrogen/electric powertrain, recently took off from Cranfield Airport in Bedfordshire, UK as part of a program to develop large, long-range, zero-emission aircraft. While companies such as Magnix… Read more »