Air travel

Hydrogen-powered aviation reaches milestone with ZeroAvia’s flight

The California startup’s 19-seat hydrogen-electric prototype plane successfully completed a short test flight as efforts to curb air-travel emissions scale up.

Maria Gallucci  . 

A propeller plane with a hydrogen-electric powertrain lifts off from the ground
ZeroAvia's hydrogen-electric prototype plane takes flight on January 19, 2023. (ZeroAvia)