Implementation of Civil Planes Powered by Hydrogen Engines

Implementation of Civil Planes Powered by Hydrogen Engines

Wild Card's progress: basic

This Wild Card came from: 
European Commission Framework Programme for RTD

The theme/scheme related to this Wild Card: 
Theme 7 - Transport (including aeronautics)

The sub-theme that best relates to this Wild Card: 
AAT: Piloting the air transport of the future

Likelihood timeframe and scenario features : 
now-2050

Wild Card's description 
Research is conducted on hydrogen turbofan for civil planes which are able to reach velocities up to 6000 km/h (Mach5). This follow-up of the Concorde using ramjets instead of turbofans reaches hypersonic and enables antipodal flights in 2-4 hours.