Revolutionary hydrogen fuel cell powered model aircraft

Smartfish, a Swiss based aviation design company working on revolutionary aircraft design, have flown a hydrogen fuel cell powered Smartfish model known as the Hyfish.

HyFish has a wingspan of 1m, a total length of 1.3m and a weight of 6.1kg. The fuel cell system, produced by Horizon Fuel Cell, including electronics and hydrogen tank has a weight of 3kg and an electrical output of 1kW. Possible flight time is around 15min when flying full speed, when using less power the flight time is much longer.

More information and a video of the flight can be found here.

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2 Responses

  1. Blue Cell Energy is Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies Australian distributor. We sell Hydrogen Fuel Cells in Australia.

    Want alternative fuel technologies – we’ve got it!

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