plane flown using hydrogen battery

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    Plane flown using hydrogen battery

    Article from: Agence France-PresseFont size: Decrease Increase Email article: Email Print article: Print From correspondents in Spain

    April 03, 2008 07:13pm
    US aircraft maker Boeing flew a plane powered by a hydrogen battery at the start of 2008 , a "first in the history of aviation", a senior company official said today.

    Boeing chief technology officer John Tracy said the development was "full of promises for a greener future".

    He was speaking at a press conference at a Boeing research centre in the central Spanish town of Ocana.

    "This is a historical technological success for Boeing," Mr Tracy said.

    The plane, which used propellers, flew in a straight line for about 20 minutes at an altitude of about 1000m, Boeing said. The flight was manned.
 
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