Aviation: Boeing hopes a hot technology will take to the air.
By Harald FranzenPosted 01.31.2002 at 3:48 pm 0 Comments
Fuel cell technology is all the rage, and some say it might even revolutionize transportation. Boeing is bullish enough to begin designing a small fuel-cell-powered propeller plane. If its research bears fruit, there could be a place for fuel cells in jetliners too -- replacing the gas turbine auxiliary power units (APUs) built into the rear fuselages of jets.