Airbus Opens Cryogenic Fuel Systems Research Facility

DALLAS – On March 25, Airbus launched its latest Zero Emission Development Center (ZDEC) for hydrogen technologies, based in Felton, UK.

The facility’s main goal will be the research and development of a cost-competitive cryogenic fuel system. Airbus considers this system crucial for the successful entry-into-service of Airbus’ ZEROe passenger aircraft by 2035.

The UK ZDEC will complement similar complexes already operating across Europe: in Spain (Madrid), France (Nantes), and Germany (Stade for composite structure technologies and Bremen for metallic structural technologies). Airbus states that all ZEDCs are expected to be fully operational and ready for ground testing in 2023, with read more ⇒

Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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