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Hydrogen-fueled motor glider debuts in Hamburg

2009-07-08 03:20:03 GMT2009-07-08 11:20:03 (Beijing Time)  SINA.com

The 'Antares DLR-H2' motor glider rolls on the tarmac at the airport in Hamburg July 7, 2009. The motor glider is the first manned aircraft to be powered exclusively with a hydrogen fuel system. The fuel cell system is hidden in under-wing pods where the electricity for the on-board electronics and electric motor is generated. [Agencies]

The 'Antares DLR-H2' motor glider flies over the airport in Hamburg during its first official flight July 7, 2009. [Agencies]

The 'Antares DLR-H2' motor glider flies over the airport in Hamburg during its first official flight July 7, 2009. [Agencies]

The 'Antares DLR-H2' motor glider flies over the airport in Hamburg during its first official flight July 7, 2009. [Agencies]

The 'Antares DLR-H2' motor glider rolls on the tarmac at the airport in Hamburg July 7, 2009. The motor glider is the first manned aircraft to be powered exclusively with a hydrogen fuel system. The fuel cell system is hidden in under-wing pods where the electricity for the on-board electronics and electric motor is generated. [Agencies]

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