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MDS selected by Airbus as a partner for hydrogen powered ZEROe propulsion system testing

MDS is thrilled to have been selected as a partner on the Airbus ZEROe fuel cell engine demonstrator supporting Airbus’ ambition to develop the world’s first zero-emission commercial aircraft by 2035. As part of this partnership, MDS will deliver engine demonstrator test systems to the Airbus Flight and Integration Test Center in Blagnac, France.

“This is a major milestone for MDS,” expresses Joe Hajjar, Chief Revenue Officer at MDS. “This project with Airbus is a unique opportunity to work amongst leaders in the aviation industry to push the boundaries of testing solutions for next-generation R&D hydrogen propulsions systems.”

MDS test systems will be used by Airbus to develop and test the hydrogen powered ZEROe fuel cell engine demonstrator, on the ground. The project includes  flight test instrumentation and electric devices.

Airbus ZEROe Turbofan, Turboprop and Blended-Wing Body

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