The French Minister of Transport recently announced that the ministry would support a plan to launch a green hydrogen aircraft from 2035. A first prototype should be presented between 2026 and 2028.
According to reports in the French media, the government plans to spend 1.5 billion euros in public funding in the next three years on research and development with the aim of “achieving a carbon-neutral aircraft in 2035”, announced the French Minister of Economy Bruno
These are major hurdles to overcome but for Eric Trappier, president of the group of aeronautical and space industries (Gifas), it is “ambitious but feasible”.
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