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First flight of Antares DLR-H2, unique hydrogen airplane with crew

Hamburg, Germany - Ten minutes of test for the aircraft with zero CO2 emissions

On 7 July 2009, Antares DLR-H2, the world's first piloted aircraft capable of taking off using only power from fuel cells, demonstrated this capability at Hamburg Airport. Antares DLR-H2 has been developed by the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR). The Antares flies with zero CO2 emissions and has a much lower noise footprint than other, comparable, motor gliders....

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