BizTrailBlazer-Blog-Airbus-Unveils-Zero-Emission-Concept-Aircrafts

Airbus Unveils Zero Emission Concept Aircrafts

In its latest effort to bring public attention to its ‘Zero Emission’ plans, Airbus has unveiled three visual concepts for ‘Zero Emission’ airplanes that will be powered by Hydrogen.

The aircraft manufacturer has set a deadline of 2035 to put a completely carbon-free aircraft into the service. However, engine makers like Safran have already described this as ambitious. This initiative named ‘ZEROe’ include concepts for two rather conventional-looking aircraft; one is a turboprop, which can carry nearly 100 people for 1000 nm and another one is a turbofan jet engine propelled aircraft, which can carry 120-200 people on board with a range of 2000 nm.

However, unlike the conventional aircraft, these ‘Zero Emission’ aircraft would use liquid hydrogen as their fuel. While at the same time Airbus is also working on a demonstrator, with initial results expected by 2021.

The Chief Technology Officer of Airbus has said, “The demonstrator will allow us to assess what the most promising architecture is.” He also added, “We see it as applicable to all Airbus products eventually.”

However, she also said in order to meet the goal of putting a ‘Zero Emission’ aircraft into service by 2035, the aircraft manufacturer will have to select the technology by the end of 2025. On the other hand, various other industry leaders and executives said such a clean break in propulsion might take until 2040.

The main challenge remains to find ways to store the volatile liquid hydrogen during flight hours at freezing temperatures. Airbus, however, has dismissed any of the concerns that hydrogen would be unsafe for this ‘Zero Emission’ aircraft and it has called for a massive investment in this new infrastructure.

Hydrogen has been discussed as the aircraft fuel since the 70s, and it is too expensive for widespread use. And most of the hydrogen that is being used nowadays is being extracted from natural gas, which eventually creates carbon emissions.

Airbus said hydrogen used for their ‘Zero Emission’ aircraft would be produced from renewable energy and can be extracted from water, which is a carbon-free process if powered by renewable energy. However, this process is much more expensive currently

Image Courtesy: Airbus

Share Now

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn
Share on pinterest
Pinterest
Share on whatsapp
WhatsApp

get your ad spaces

BizTrailBlazer---400X700-Ads

explore other articles

Best-Document-Management-Systems-[A-Complete-Guide]---BizTrailblazer-Blog

Since the last decade, companies across the planet are trying to move away from paper documents and opting for digitized …

BizTrailBlazer-Blog-Syfe-A-Singapore-Based-Robo-Advisor-Raises-18.6-Million-Funding

Singapore based start-up Syfe, which wants to make investing more accessible in Asia, has announced that it has closed an …

BizTrailBlazer-Blog-ByteDances-TikTok-Global-Planning-for-Public-Offering

ByteDance, TikTok’s parent company said that TikTok Global will soon launch a public offering of shares in order to enhance …

BizTrailBlazer-Blog-Data-Breaches-and-a-Global-Pandemic

Since joining his new organization, Paul is working from home for the very first time. Due to the lock-down imposed …

BizTrailBlazer-Blog-TikTok-ban-has-been-delayed

A U.S federal court has delayed the ban on TikTok, and it will not go on effect from this Monday. …

BizTrailBlazer-Blog-Airbus-Unveils-Zero-Emission-Concept-Aircrafts

In its latest effort to bring public attention to its ‘Zero Emission’ plans, Airbus has unveiled three visual concepts for …

BizTrailBlazer-Blog-Lokalise-raises-$6-million-in-its-Latest-Funding-Round

Lokalise a startup company, which mainly focuses on translation, websites, games localization of applications, and much more. It provides software …

BizTrailBlazer-Blog-Google-in-Cloud-Partnership-With-India’s-Jio

Alphabet Inc owned Google is signing a cloud partnership deal with India’s telecommunication giant Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. This move …

7-Benefits-of-POS-System-for-your-Business---BizTrailblazer-Blog

As the world moves towards a digital world, that is technologically much more advanced, so must the way everyone runs …

BizTrailBlazer-Blog-US-Navy-Bans-Hemp-Based-Personal-Care-Products

Just a few years back the US Navy put a ban on hemp based CBD products and said they do …

you may also like

Apple-iPhone-12-will-be-Manufactured-in-India-BizTrailBlazer-Blog

Apparently, Apple’s one of the biggest suppliers Wistron has started trial production of the upcoming iPhone 12 at a facility …

BizTrailBlazer-Blog-Stay-Safe-from-Cybercrimes-in-7-Ways

You may think, the most you have to worry about cybercrimes are some hackers stealing our identity or financial data. …

2020, is a year that will be hard to forget for most of us. Just after the start of this …

Top-7-Shopify-Apps-For-UpSelling-And-CrossSelling---BizTrailblazer-Blog

Do you run your own Shopify Store? Are you worried about your sales? If all of these answers are YES, …