Supported by Cranfield University, ZeroAvia achieved the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell powered flight of a commercial-grade aircraft on September 24 at Cranfield Airport. The Piper M-class six-seat plane completed taxi, takeoff, a full pattern circuit, before landing back at the airport. The flight was watched by the Aviation Minister, Robert Courts. Commenting on the achievement by ZeroAvia, Professor Iain Gray, Director of Aerospace at Cranfield University, said: “This is a momentous day for the aerospace and the aviation industry. Arguably, this is as a big a moment in aerospace as any in the last 75 years, comparable with the
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