Business Wire

H3 Dynamics and Hylium Industries Join Forces to Progress Liquid Hydrogen-Electric Flight Capabilities

Share

H3 Dynamics and Hylium Industries have joined forces to boost the performance of zero emission hydrogen-electric flight, by combining the strengths of Hylium’s liquid hydrogen storage and liquification solutions, and H3 Dynamics’ distributed hydrogen-electric propulsion nacelles, ultra-light fuel cells, and new hydrogen drone refueling stations.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230116005162/en/

To view this piece of content from mms.businesswire.com, please give your consent at the top of this page.

Joint development for transatlantic crossing with ISAE-SUPAERO Toulouse, H3 Dynamics - using HYLIUM Liquid hydrogen storage (Photo: Business Wire)

Moving to liquid hydrogen represents a significant capability leap for small electric-powered unmanned systems. Cryogenic (liquid) hydrogen stores 3 times more energy as compressed gas in the same given volume. This means delivery drones will be able to fly further, mapping and ISR missions could be done on a much bigger scale.

To illustrate the jump in performance, the same 25kg hydrogen-electric propulsion UAV demonstrated by H3 Dynamics last July in France, will be able to fly over 900km with a single fill. With pressurized hydrogen, that range reduces to 400km, which is still 3 times more than a battery-powered equivalent.

“When combined, our global best-in-class solutions achieve the global performance limit for low-altitude electric powered flight” says Taras Wankewycz, CEO H3 Dynamics. “We are proud to be working with Hylium to move hydrogen-electric flight propulsion to the next level”

Now all the various forms of hydogen drones and UAVs powered by H3 Dynamics including hydrogen airships, multi-rotors, vertical take-off and landing (VTOL), have a way to further boost flight durations by another factor of 3 over pressurized hydrogen systems, or a factor of 10 compared to batteries.

H3 Dynamics also recently announced a first hydrogen production, and automated hydrogen refueling mobile station for hydrogen UAV operations. Named H2FIELD the mobile station produces hydrogen from water and delivers compressed hydrogen gas tanks to the operator with little human intervention and no required hydrogen expertise. H3 Dynamics and Hylium’s partnership will upgrade the station so that it can fill liquid hydrogen tanks.

Developed in South Korea, Hylium’s breakthrough technology provides one of the most advanced solutions and has already been proven in a number of applications. South Korea is also leading the development for LH2 standardisation. One local proposal was accepted as a draft standard by a global ISO committee.

Hylium and H3 Dynamics technologies are currently being integrated to attempt a 3,300km crossing of the South Atlantic, in a program led by ISAE SUPAERO Toulouse, one of the world’s leading aerospace engineering schools. H3 Dynamics’ team developed a special fuselage design that can store a small LH2 tank and manage the thermal behavior of all the propulsion sub-systems.

LH2 technology will also be a next step in H3 Dynamics’ hydrogen-electric propulsor nacelles roadmap. A first twin engine cargo drone powered by these self-contained nacelles took off in the sky of Paris during the summer 2022, using 2 compressed hydrogen tanks – one in each nacelle. The goal now will be to switch them out for liquid hydrogen tanks with a lighter construction and a higher fuel capacity.

About H3 Dynamics www.h3dynamics.com

H3 Dynamics is on a mission to decarbonize aviation with a unique technology solution around distributed hydrogen-electric propulsion, as well as hydrogen refueling and airport power solutions. The company has created a unique pathway to de-risk long term hydrogen aviation developments by starting commercially now with small, scalable solutions. H3 Dynamics employs 93 team members from its 3 regional headquarters in Toulouse, Austin and Singapore. It is a member of the Alliance for Zero Emission Aviationunder the European Commission, Sustainable Aero Lab, the Lufthansa Cleantech Hub, the Paris Advanced Air Mobility Alliance, and Aerospace Valley in Toulouse.

About Hylium Industries: http://hylium-industries.com/

HYLIUM INDUSTRIES, INC. was established in 2014 as a Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) venture company. Since then Hylium have been developing the Korea’s first cryogenic liquid hydrogen manufacturing and storage technologies with R&D support from the Korean Government.

Hylium has developed various technologies related to the hydrogen liquefaction system and owns over 20 patents and intellectual property rights, with more patents pending. In 2015 Hylium Industries’ technologies were acknowledged by the Cryogenic Engineering Conference with a Russel B. Scott Memorial Award for the Best Application in Small-Capacity Hydrogen Liquefaction Technology.

To view this piece of content from cts.businesswire.com, please give your consent at the top of this page.

Contact information

Taras Wankewycz
CEO, H3 Dynamics
taras@h3dynamics.com
www.h3dynamics.com

About Business Wire

Business Wire
Business Wire
24 Martin Lane
EC4R 0DR London

+44 20 7626 1982http://www.businesswire.co.uk

(c) 2018 Business Wire, Inc., All rights reserved.

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in multiplatform press release distribution.

Subscribe to releases from Business Wire

Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Latest releases from Business Wire

Smiths Detection deploys multi-site central image processing solution for DHL Express Australia31.1.2023 00:00:00 CET | Press release

Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and security screening technologies, today announces that it has deployed a fully operational multi-site central image processing and management solution for DHL Express Australia. The solution connects existing Smiths Detection HI-SCAN 10080 EDX-2is high-speed automatic explosive detection scanners at the sites in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane into one intelligent network that allows all X-ray images to be analysed at a single central location and provides consolidated data analytics and insights. The intelligent centralised screening solution will enable DHL Express Australia to optimise staffing rostering, as well as significantly increase the utilisation of its security operators while reducing overall operational expenditure. The technology will be used for the safe and efficient screening of international air freight, in line with both TSA and Australian regulations. Ajay Sankaran, Managing Director of Australia & Sales Direc

Valbiotis Announces Positive Results in the Bioavailability and Mode of Action TOTUM•854 Clinical Study, Against High Blood Pressure30.1.2023 17:40:00 CET | Press release

Regulatory News: Valbiotis (FR0013254851 – ALVAL, PEA / SME eligible) (Paris:ALVAL), a commercially oriented Research and Development company, with a commercial purpose, committed to scientific innovation for preventing and combating metabolic and cardiovascular diseases, announces positive results in the bioavailability and mode of action clinical study conducted on TOTUM•854 against high blood pressure, the number one cardiovascular risk factor worldwide. The mode of action results demonstrate a protective effect of TOTUM•854 on vascular wall cells and a reduction in angiotensin I-converting enzyme (ACE1) activity in humans. These robust data confirm the potential of TOTUM•854 to reduce blood pressure at the earliest stages of arterial hypertension, which affect 123 million people in the US and Europe1. They hold great promise for the late-stage clinical development of TOTUM•854. Pascal SIRVENT, Director of Discovery and Preclinical and Translational Research, member of the Executive

Boomi Named a Leader for Ninth Consecutive Time in Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Integration Platform as a Service, Worldwide30.1.2023 17:28:00 CET | Press release

BoomiTM, the intelligent connectivity and automation leader, today announced that Gartner has positioned Boomi as a Leader in its Magic Quadrant for Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS), Worldwide for the ninth consecutive time. Gartner evaluated 16 iPaaS providers on their ability to execute and completeness of vision. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230130005154/en/ Boomi Named a Leader for Ninth Consecutive Time in Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Integration Platform as a Service, Worldwide (Graphic: Business Wire) The iPaaS market is projected to reach $11 billion in revenue by 2026.1 Given the advanced capabilities and immense scale of iPaaS vendors, [iPaaS] has become the strategic integration platform of choice for hundreds of thousands of organizations around the world. In many cases, iPaaS has replaced previous generations of integration platform software such as application integration suites, data

Aspen Appoints Mike Duffy To U.K. Boards30.1.2023 16:16:00 CET | Press release

Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (“Aspen”) is pleased to announce that Mike Duffy has been appointed to the Aspen Managing Agency Limited (“AMAL”) and Aspen Insurance UK Limited (“AIUK”) Boards as a Non-Executive Director, effective February 1, 2023. Mike will join the AMAL and AIUK (together, “Aspen U.K.”) Boards as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director (“SID”), Chair of the Nominations Committee, and Chair of the Governance Committee, subject to regulatory approval. Mike is a vastly experienced and highly respected leader in the Lloyd’s market with a 40-year career across underwriting and broking. He was most recently Group Chief Underwriting Officer for Canopius, where he held several Board roles across the Canopius corporate group of entities. In addition, he has held numerous leadership positions across a range of broking and insurance groups. During his extensive career, Mike has gained significant risk, governance, transaction and regulatory experience across the U.K., U.S.,

Planview Continues Acceleration with Record Revenue in FY’2230.1.2023 15:00:00 CET | Press release

Planview, the leading platform for connected work from portfolio planning to delivery, today announced record annual recurring revenue (ARR) for fiscal year 2022, continuing a trend of strong performance. Planview exceeded $380 million in total ARR for 2022, representing 17% growth year-over-year (YoY). “It was another record year for Planview, underpinned by our commitment to build the digital future of connected work through product innovation and customer success,” said Razat Gaurav, Chief Executive Officer, Planview. “The macroeconomic uncertainties and headwinds faced by organizations today make prioritizing product and project initiatives, and thoughtfully allocating constrained resources and capital, more important than ever. Our global customer base relies on our solutions to help them achieve productivity, efficiency, and positive business outcomes from transformation initiatives across the enterprise.” Fiscal Year-End Highlights Planview achieved record levels for the full fi