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Fuel CelL HYdrogen System for AircraFt Emergency operation

PROJECTS
Funding
European
European Union
Duration
-
Status
Complete
Geo-spatial type
Other
Total project cost
€7 296 552
EU Contribution
€5 063 023
Project Acronym
FLHYSAFE
STRIA Roadmaps
Transport electrification (ELT)
Low-emission alternative energy for transport (ALT)
Transport mode
Airborne icon
Transport policies
Environmental/Emissions aspects
Transport sectors
Passenger transport,
Freight transport

Overview

Call for proposal
H2020-JTI-FCH-2017-1
Link to CORDIS
Background & Policy context

In order to meet the increasing demand to reduce fuel consumption, Green House Gas emissions as well as operating and maintenance costs, while optimising aircraft performances, fuel cell systems are considered as one of the best options for efficient power generation systems in the context of more electric aircraft (MEA). 

Objectives

FLHYSAFE’s ambition is to demonstrate that a cost efficient modular fuel cell system can replace the most critical safety systems and be used as an emergency power unit (EPU) aboard a commercial airplane providing enhanced safety functionalities. Additionally, the project will virtually demonstrate that the system is able to be integrated into current aircraft designs respecting both installation volumes and maintenance constraints.

In order to shift from demonstrator levels (achieved in other projects such as Antares DLR H2 and FCH HYCARUS), to the ready-to-certify product level, it is necessary to optimise the different components of the fuel cell system to reduce its weight, increase its lifetime, ensure its reliability, certify its safety and make its costs compatible with market requirements.

Within FLHYSAFE a consortium driven by two major aeronautical Tier 1 OEMs will propose fuel cell technologies using PEM fuel cell stacks, more integrated power converters and air bearing compressors. Thanks to the experience of the participants in previous projects, the necessary tests will be carried out in order to demonstrate compatibility with representative environment and safety levels.

Funding

Parent Programmes
Institution Type
Public institution
Institution Name
European Commission
Type of funding
Public (EU)
Specific funding programme
H2020-EU.3.4.6.1.

Partners

Lead Organisation
Organisation
Safran Power Units
Address
Chemin Du Pont De Rupe 8, 31200 Toulouse, France
EU Contribution
€1 145 550
Partner Organisations
Organisation
Zodiac Aerosafety Systems
Address
RUE PIERRE CURIE 61, 78370 PLAISIR, France
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€1 157 328
Organisation
Universitaet Ulm
Address
HELMHOLTZSTRASSE 16, 89081 ULM, Germany
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€199 875
Organisation
Commissariat A L Energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives
Address
RUE LEBLANC 25, 75015 PARIS 15, France
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€752 086
Organisation
Deutsches Zentrum Fr Luft Und Raumfahrt E.v
Address
Linder Hoehe, 51147 KOELN, Germany
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€800 204
Organisation
Arttic
Address
58A rue du Dessous des Berges, 75013 PARIS, France
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€308 885
Organisation
Instituto Nacional De Técnica Aeroespacial
Address
Carretera de Ajalvir Km 4,5, 28850 TORREJON DE ARDOZ, Spain
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€699 095

Technologies

Technology Theme
Fuel cells and hydrogen fuel
Technology
Modular fuel cell system
Development phase
Research/Invention

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