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HyPoint Partners With BASF to Develop High-Performance Hydrogen Fuel Cell Membranes for Aviation

HyPoint Partners With BASF to Develop High-Performance Hydrogen Fuel Cell Membranes for Aviation

  • 09 Oct 2021 11:40 AM
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Partnership Aims to Develop a Hydrogen Fuel Cell System That Can Achieve Specific Power Greater Than 3,000 W/kg, Suitable for Narrow-Body Aircraft

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NASA Report on Fuel Cell Model for H2 eVTOL Aircraft

NASA Report on Fuel Cell Model for H2 eVTOL Aircraft

  • 24 Aug 2021 11:01 AM
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NASA is publishing contractor report CR—20210000284, entitled, "PEM Fuel Cell Model for Conceptual Design of Hydrogen eVTOL Aircraft<

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​​​​​​​HyPoint Partners With Piasecki Aircraft To Deliver Next-Generation Hydrogen Fuel Cell Systems

​​​​​​​HyPoint Partners With Piasecki Aircraft To Deliver Next-Generation Hydrogen Fuel Cell Systems

  • 24 Aug 2021 10:57 AM
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MENLO PARK, Calif., August 24, 2021 — HyPoint, the company developing zero carbon-emission turbo air-cooled hydrogen fuel cell systems for aviation and urban air mobility, today announced that it has entered into a multi-phase collaborative development agreement with Piasecki Aircraft Corporation (PiAC), a pioneer in advanced rotorcraft and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) platforms and technologies, for the development and certification of hydrogen fuel cell systems for electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicle applications.

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Future Fuel: HyPoint’s  Hydrogen Revolution

Future Fuel: HyPoint’s Hydrogen Revolution

  • 24 Aug 2021 06:20 AM
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Will hydrogen eventually supplant traditional sources of aviation fuels? One company thinks so.

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VFS Forms Councils on eVTOL Flight Testing and Hydrogen

VFS Forms Councils on eVTOL Flight Testing and Hydrogen

  • 05 Mar 2021 03:22 PM
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The explosive growth in eVTOL has led to the formation of two collaborative councils to advance the understanding. Both councils report to the VFS provisional Electric VTOL Technical Committee, led by Dr. Anubhav Datta. Contact Jim Sherman at jsherman@vtol.org for more information or to join.

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NASA Adds Vehicle Partners

NASA Adds Vehicle Partners

  • 20 Dec 2020 04:56 PM
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NASA announced on Nov. 16 that Wisk and Alaka’i Technologies signed information exchange agreements with NASA this year, joining 17 companies who were announced in March (see “NASA’s National Campaign,” Vertiflite, May/June 2020). The two new vehicle partners are now preparing for the first National Campaign (NC-1) beginning in 2022, with the intent to assess operational safety scenarios focused on their respective automation and vehicle designs.

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Catching up on the State of eCTOL Aircraft

Catching up on the State of eCTOL Aircraft

  • 30 Oct 2020 01:04 PM
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Electric conventional takeoff and landing (eCTOL) aircraft are anything but conventional, but include many of the same challenges as electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, most especially, of course, with the power systems.

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HTO Unveils Hydrogen Prism

HTO Unveils Hydrogen Prism

  • 28 Oct 2020 10:10 PM
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On Sept. 2, startup Happy Takeoff (HTO) unveiled its hydrogen-powered Prism eVTOL concept at the VFS 3rd Workshop on eVTOL Infrastructure for UAM.

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VFS Streams Full-Speed Ahead

VFS Streams Full-Speed Ahead

  • 31 Aug 2020 01:33 PM
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The Vertical Flight Society has been busy providing regular webinars and symposiums to help keep our members in the know and to keep advancing vertical flight. Links to past and future webinars are available at www.vtol.org/webinars

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Alaka’i Building Second-Gen H2 eVTOL

Alaka’i Building Second-Gen H2 eVTOL

  • 28 Aug 2020 06:11 PM
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Massachusetts-based Alakai revealed to NewAtlas.com on July 9 that it was developing a second-generation liquid hydrogen-powered Skai eVTOL prototype. Originally unveiled in May 2019 (see “Flying in the Skai with Hydrogen, Vertiflite, July/August 2019), the first-generation prototype made tethered tests last year.

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