Future Flight Cafe: Towards a zero carbon, affordable, scalable and safer sub-regional air transport network

Join us to hear from project HEART – Hydrogen Electric and Automated Regional Transportation – who are developing a zero carbon, affordable, scalable and safer sub-regional air transport network capable of carrying 9-19 passengers.

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09.30 - 10.15



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By unlocking licensed airfields together with hydrogen fuel cells, autonomy, green infrastructure, efficient airport operations and hybrid digital connectivity, this project will truly transform the way people fly.

Webinar recording is now available


The team is keen to hear from anyone with the following expertise to support the development of the project: (1) Ground based airport operations; (2) Cargo & baggage logistics; (3) Flight planning; (4) Air traffic management providers; (5) Regulation around the use and storage of hydrogen fuels.

You can read the full project summary here.


Phase 3 of the Future Flight Challenge competition is now open providing organisations the opportunity to bid for funding. To help you prepare and form new partnerships, KTN’s Future Flight Café series of short, online webinars can help. Each spotlight one previously funded project followed by a discussion and question session.

Who should watch?

The Future Flight Challenge needs diverse technologies, services and infrastructure to deliver an advanced aviation system. These webinars are ideal for those with expertise in sectors including data, digital, design, business models, automation, alternative fuels, air traffic management or social science. They’re also a must-watch for Local Authorities, end-users (e.g. NHS, Network Rail, asset owners) and partners (e.g. airports, infrastructure and asset owners), all key enablers to the success of the programme.

Why watch?

The Future Flight Café online series provides a forum to discuss ideas and create new opportunities. If you are working on a Future Flight Challenge project, want to get involved or even start your own project, take a look at the series.

By the end of each webinar you will have learnt more about the competition, one of the ongoing Future Flight Challenge projects and could have found a new connection to start your own Future Flight journey.

Here’s the full series:


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