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De Havilland Dash 8 Series

19/10/2023Press Release:
Barber-Nichols, a Graham Corporation Company, supplied critical turbomachinery components for Universal Hydrogen's fuel cell powered aircraft
The hybrid-electric system will enable more efficient engine performance during the different phases of flight, such as take-off, climb and cruise.

GKN and P&WC collaborate on high voltage for hybrid

The two companies will work to integrate high voltage electrical systems on an experimental aircraft, and target flight testing to begin in 2024.

26/09/2023Press Release:
Universal Hydrogen kicks off flight test campaign for its hydrogen regional aircraft at the Mojave Air & Space Port
“Lightning McClean,” as the aircraft is called, will now be based at Mojave for additional test flights gearing up to its goal of commercial entry into service in late 2025.

Space port becomes base for Universal's hydrogen adventure

During the final leg to Mojave the Dash-8's hydrogen fuel cell powertrain was used throughout, accruing over 180nm, and a flight time of over one hour - the longest by a hydrogen fuel cell powertrain to date.

20/06/2023Press Release:
RTX’s STEP-Tech turbogenerator completed a successful test run loaded at partial power.
RTX STEP-Tech demonstrator completes first engine run and electrical system integration test

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