Eco-Friendly Air Travel
More Stats +/-
Top 60 Fashion Trends in November
Barefoot Trail Running Shoes
25 Gifts Ideas for Beer Lovers
Minimalistic Branched Garment Organizers
Free 2018 Report & eBook
Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.
Our Research Methodology
This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.
Boeing's Fuel Cell Airplane
- By: Justin GoodMar 29, 2007
In efforts to be environnmentally friendly, Boeing is starting ground and flight testing on a newly completed research project called the "Fuel Cell Demonstrator." This new airplane "uses a Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) fuel cell/lithium-ion battery hybrid system to power an electric motor, which is coupled to a conventional propeller. The fuel cell provides all power for the cruise phase of flight. " Boeing spokesperson commented that "'given the efficiency and enviornmental benefits of emerging fuel and cell technology, Boeing wants to be on the forefront of developing and applying it to aerospace products."