Airbus and Boeing will not be fuelling planes with hydrogen…

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Airbus and Boeing will not be fuelling planes with hydrogen…

Airbus and Boeing will not be fuelling planes with hydrogen for perhaps 15 – 20 years
2021-08-23 10:56:00
Airbus has said that most airliners will rely on traditional jet engines until at least 2050,  burning conventional fossil jet fuel.  Airbus says it plans to develop the world’s first “zero-emission” commercial aircraft by 2035, but not whether the technology will be ready for the replacement for the medium-haul A320, due to be produced in the 2030s. It is working on several concepts for a novel plane.  Until there is ample “green” hydrogen (no CO2 emitted in its production) any plane burning “blue” (or other types) hydrogen is not zero carbon. Airbus said that it if can produce planes that burn hydrogen, they will be regional and shorter-range aircraft – from 2035. It will be harder for long haul aircraft.  The technology of using hydrogen to fuel planes is still on the drawing board. The aviation industry is wanting public money from governments, to develop hydrogen or electric planes, or low carbon liquid fuels. If the industry had to pay all the costs themselves, the price of flights would go up, and thus demand would go down.  Not a profitable prospect for airlines. Boeing has also said that it will not be using hydrogen as fuel on a significant scale before 2050. .Tweet Airbus tells EU hydrogen won’t be widely used in planes before 2050 By Tim Hepher and Laurence Frost (Reuters) 10.6.2021 Summary: Airbus sees traditional jet engines dominating to 2050Presentation to EU casts doubt on hydrogen pushBoeing has also ruled out major hydrogen use before 2050 PARIS,  Most airliners will rely on traditional jet engines until at least 2050, Airbus (AIR.PA) told European Union officials in a briefing released on Thursday on its research into creating zero-emissions hydrogen fuelled planes. The planemaker says it plans to develop the world’s first zero-emission commercial aircraft by 2035, but has not publicly said whether the technology will be ready for the replacement for the medium-haul A320, due to be rolled out in the 2030s. February’s briefing to EU officials appeared to rule this out. “Zero-emission hydrogen aircraft will be primarily focused on regional and shorter-range aircraft from 2035. Which means that current and future it

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