Hydrogen-powered Mach 5 plane

ZDNet had an interesting post today abouta plane being developed by the EU’s Long-Term Advanced Propulsion Concepts and Technologies project (LAPCAT). It’s a jet powered by hydrogen designed to carry passengers over very long distances very quickly. According to the post, it achieves higher fuel economy using engines that have different modes for above and below Mach 2.5. And it will cost the same as a current business class ticket?!



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: