During the week of September 29th, 2021, ZeroAvia, which is at the top of the mountain in hydrogen-electric zero-emission powertrains innovation, received a visit from Robert Courts MP, the Aviation Minister for the Department for Transport. The minister visited along with Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP, and they met with the ZeroAvia UK workforce. The visit took place at ZeroAvia Cotswold Airport in Kemble, Gloucestershire. While there, they saw the development of ZeroAvia aviation company’s 19-seat aircraft, the Dornier 228. All of this was a part of the HyFlyer II project, backed by the UK government.
During the visit, Robert Courts announced ZeroAvia is a successful applicant to a transport research and innovation grant competition known as the Zero Emission Flight Infrastructure program. The aviation company´s work is attempting to create 100% certified hydrogen-electric powertrains by 2024. So, for ZeroAvia, the industry is ready to deal with this technological change, operators must ensure their aircraft can refuel at low carbon hydrogen airports. So, operators can eliminate the damage they do to the climate because of their fleets.
ZeroAvia is also announcing LAHORE to study liquid hydrogen mobile refueling vehicles. The firm leads in zero-emission aviation, and they focus on hydrogen-electric solutions. They operate in the UK and the United States, and they have secured experimental certifications for two prototype aircraft. These are on track for commercial operations in 2024. ZeroAvia United Kingdom operations are growing because of grants, and ZeroAvia is a part of the Prime Minister’s Jet Zero Council. The Aviation Minister said that as the country approaches green flying, they need state-of-the-art infrastructure at their airports. He concluded by saying that he enjoyed seeing ZeroAvia working to make this a reality and helping slash emissions and create green jobs.