Zero-emission aircraft tests set for take off in Orkney

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Hydrogen fuel cell powertrain technology has the potential to cut emissions for transport to remote islands, say technology developers

An Orkney-based project to test the use of hydrogen technology in small passenger aircraft has been awarded £2.7m in government funding. The HyFlyer project is set to demonstrate powertrain technology...

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