28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, 23 - 28 September 2012, Brisbane, Australia
Paper ICAS 2012-6.7.4
APACHE : INTEGRATED HYBRID FUEL CELL SYSTEM FOR 2-SEAT ALL ELECTRIC AIRCRAFTS PROPULSION
T. Hordé, P. Achard, R. Metkemeijer
CEP - MINES ParisTech, France
Keywords: aviation, pemfc, li-ion battery, hybridization, airworthiness
The French APACHE project aims at demonstrating the feasibility of using a Hybrid Fuel Cell System (HFCS) as the power generator for all electric 2-seat aircrafts. Studies are being carried out to demonstrate the feasibility of the project in terms of systems' integration and to investigate the airworthiness of HFCS.
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