The first hydrogen powered passenger aircraft HY4
The world-first new generation four-seater hydrogen fuel cell aircraft, the HY4 has been unveiled at Stuttgart Airport in Germany. It uses the latest technology for zero-emission propulsion. The latest generation of the HY4 propulsion system has recently obtained test flight approval which means that it is ready for the next stage of development. The HY4 is operated by H2FLY, a start-up of the German Aerospace Center.
Andreas Scheuer, Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure said that the HY4 hydrogen aircraft is innovative and climate-friendly. Germany is a pioneer in this technology, and HY4 is the world’s first four-seater passenger aircraft that use fuel cells.