First Flight of Hydrogen-Powered Aircraft Achieved by Destinus
Here’s an article posted in Future Flight that talks about the milestone achieved by Destinus.
According to the article,
- Destinus, a European start-up, achieved the first successful flight of its hydrogen-powered aircraft with new hydrogen afterburners.
- The afterburners were developed in-house and integrated with an existing jet turbine engine.
- Afterburners are additional combustion units that generate higher thrust by injecting gaseous hydrogen into the exhaust stream.