• Team successfully executing tank test
  • Dr. Ian Richardson and team perform a test on a 3D printed liquid hydrogen tank

Successful Liquid Hydrogen Fuel Cell Test

August 3, 2020: Insitu together with a research team from Washington State University demonstrated for the first time the use of a unique refueling system for powering Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) using liquid hydrogen. The test demonstrated a key technology needed for long endurance, all-electric flights for medium-sized UAVs. It could also be the first step toward a future of using hydrogen in aviation. The work is being funded by the U.S. Army and the Washington Research Foundation.

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