Rolls-Royce Ramps Up Hydrogen Studies For Turbofans

AE2100 turboprop powered by liquid hydrogen Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce recently tested an AE2100 turboprop powered by liquid hydrogen.

Credit: Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce is expanding research into the potential use of hydrogen for aviation fuel with a series of new rig tests and collaborative study efforts targeting greater efficiency and ultimately net-zero carbon operations. Although Rolls-Royce is also evaluating hydrogen as part of various hybrid...

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