Cranfield University has taken a decisive step by joining the European Alliance for Zero-Emission Aviation. This exclusive group is dedicated to ushering in a new era of eco-friendly flying, focusing on hydrogen and electric-powered aircraft, aiming to drastically cut the aviation industry’s current 3% contribution to global warming.
A Lone UK University with a Mission
Standing as the sole UK university in the Alliance, Cranfield is putting its weight behind a massive transformation in air travel. The university is no stranger to aviation, born as the College of Aeronautics in 1946, and growing with its own airport and a history steeped in aerospace success. Now, it’s channelling decades of expertise into arguably the most pressing issue of modern times: climate…