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Fuselage, Rear Fuselage and Empennage with Cabin and Cargo Architecture Solution validation and Technologies for H2 integration

Objective

The FASTER-H2 project will validate, down select, mature and demonstrate key technologies and provide the architectural integration of an ultra-efficient and hydrogen enabled integrated airframe for targeted ultra-efficient Short/Medium Range aircraft (SMR), i.e. 150-250 PAX and 1000-2000nm range.

To enable climate-neutral flight, aircraft for short and medium-range distances have to rely on ultra-efficient thermal energy-based propulsion technologies using sustainable drop-in and non-drop-in fuels. Besides propulsion, the integration aspects of the fuel tanks and distribution system as well as sustainable materials for the fuselage, empennage are essential to meet an overarching climate-neutrality of the aviation sector.

Green propulsion and fuel technologies will have a major impact on the full fuselage, including the rear fuselage, the empennage structure as well as cabin and cargo architecture in so far as the integration of storage and the integration of systems for the chosen energy source are concerned (H2, direct burn, fuel cell).

Not only do the specific properties of hydrogen necessitate a re-consideration of typical aircraft configurations, requiring new design principles formulation and fundamental validation exercises, but they also raise a large number of important follow-on questions relating to hydrogen distribution under realistic operational constraints and safety aspects.

The project will explore and exploit advanced production technologies for the integrated fuselage / empennage to reduce production waste and increase material and energy exploitation with Integrated Fuselage concept selected (maturity TRL3/4) until end of first phase in 2025. An anticipated route to TRL6 until end of the Clean Aviation programme in 2030 will ensure entry-into-service in 2035.

Coordinator

AIRBUS OPERATIONS GMBH
Net EU contribution
€ 2 333 205,00
Address
Kreetslag 10
21129 Hamburg
Germany

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Hamburg Hamburg Hamburg
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 999 945,00

Participants (33)

DEUTSCHES ZENTRUM FUR LUFT - UND RAUMFAHRT EV
Germany
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€ 2 497 284,00
Address
Linder Hohe
51147 Koln

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Nordrhein-Westfalen Köln Köln, Kreisfreie Stadt
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Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 0,00
AERNNOVA AEROSPACE SA
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 142 625,00
Address
Calle Leonardo Da Vinci 13 Parque Tecnologico De Alava
01510 Minano Alava

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Region
Noreste País Vasco Araba/Álava
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 61 125,00
Third-party

Legal entity other than a subcontractor which is affiliated or legally linked to a participant. The entity carries out work under the conditions laid down in the Grant Agreement, supplies goods or provides services for the action, but did not sign the Grant Agreement. A third party abides by the rules applicable to its related participant under the Grant Agreement with regard to eligibility of costs and control of expenditure.

AERNNOVA COMPOSITES SA
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 178 375,00
Address
Avenida De Barajas 3 Parque Industrial Y Tecnologi
45200 Illescas

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Castilla-La Mancha Toledo
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 76 446,43
Third-party

Legal entity other than a subcontractor which is affiliated or legally linked to a participant. The entity carries out work under the conditions laid down in the Grant Agreement, supplies goods or provides services for the action, but did not sign the Grant Agreement. A third party abides by the rules applicable to its related participant under the Grant Agreement with regard to eligibility of costs and control of expenditure.

AERNNOVA ENGINEERING DIVISION SAU
Spain
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€ 780 056,00
Address
Calle Leonardo Da Vinci Minano Sn
01510 Vitoria Gasteiz

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Noreste País Vasco Araba/Álava
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 334 309,71
ALESTIS AEROSPACE SL
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 702 900,00
Address
Ctra N-339 Km 1,5 Calle Barriada Del Avion
41300 La Rinconada Sevilla

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Andalucía Sevilla
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€ 301 242,85
CIRCOMP GMBH
Germany
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€ 600 141,00
Address
Marie Curie Strasse 11
67661 Kaiserslautern

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The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
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Rheinland-Pfalz Rheinhessen-Pfalz Kaiserslautern, Kreisfreie Stadt
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
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€ 257 203,28
ESPLORO PROJECTS GMBH
Germany
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€ 248 080,00
Address
Cornelius-edzard-strasse 15
28199 Bremen

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The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Bremen Bremen Bremen, Kreisfreie Stadt
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
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€ 106 320,00
FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FORDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG EV
Germany
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€ 450 000,00
Address
Hansastrasse 27c
80686 Munchen

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Bayern Oberbayern München, Kreisfreie Stadt
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Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 0,00
FUNDACION CENTRO DE TECNOLOGIAS AERONAUTICAS
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 250 000,00
Address
Parque Tecnologico De Alava (Minano), C/ Juan De La Cierva 1
01510 Minano (Alava)

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Noreste País Vasco Araba/Álava
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Research Organisations
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€ 0,00
FUNDACION GAIKER
Spain
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€ 606 954,00
Address
Parque Tecnologico De Vizcaya, Edificio 202
48170 Zamudio

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The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
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Noreste País Vasco Bizkaia
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Research Organisations
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€ 0,00
FUNDACION PARA LA INVESTIGACION, DESARROLLO Y APLICACION DE MATERIALES COMPUESTOS
Spain
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€ 3 145 575,00
Address
Avda Rita Levi Montalcini (Tecnogetafe) 29
28906 Getafe

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Comunidad de Madrid Comunidad de Madrid Madrid
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Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 0,00
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL SRO
Czechia
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€ 90 000,00
Address
V Parku 2325/16 Chodov
148 00 Praha

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Severozápad Ústecký kraj
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€ 38 571,43
INSTITUTO NACIONAL DE TECNICA AEROESPACIAL ESTEBAN TERRADAS
Spain
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€ 1 056 609,00
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Cr Torrejon Ajalvir Km 4 2
28850 Torrejon De Ardoz Madrid

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Comunidad de Madrid Comunidad de Madrid Madrid
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€ 0,00
IRT ANTOINE DE SAINT EXUPERY
France
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€ 825 894,00
Address
B 612 - Cs 34436, 3 Rue Tarfaya
31400 Toulouse

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The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
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Occitanie Midi-Pyrénées Haute-Garonne
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Research Organisations
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€ 0,00
LGAI TECHNOLOGICAL CENTER SA
Spain
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€ 870 876,00
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Ronda De La Font Del Carme Sn Bellaterra Campus De La Universitat Autonoma De Barcelona
08193 Cerdanyola Del Valles Barcelona

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Este Cataluña Barcelona
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€ 373 232,58
OFFICE NATIONAL D'ETUDES ET DE RECHERCHES AEROSPATIALES
France
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€ 445 182,00
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Chemin De La Huniere
91120 Palaiseau

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Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Essonne
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€ 0,00
OPTICS11 BV
Netherlands
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€ 149 741,00
Address
Hettenheuvelweg 37
1101 BM Amsterdam

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The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
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West-Nederland Noord-Holland Groot-Amsterdam
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€ 64 174,71
STICHTING KONINKLIJK NEDERLANDS LUCHT - EN RUIMTEVAARTCENTRUM
Netherlands
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€ 990 175,00
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Anthony Fokkerweg 2
1059 CM Amsterdam

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€ 0,00
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET BRAUNSCHWEIG
Germany
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€ 603 000,00
Address
Universitaetsplatz 2
38106 Braunschweig

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Niedersachsen Braunschweig Braunschweig, Kreisfreie Stadt
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€ 0,00
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITEIT DELFT
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€ 451 050,00
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Stevinweg 1
2628 CN Delft

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West-Nederland Zuid-Holland Delft en Westland
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€ 0,00
AIRBUS OPERATIONS SL
Spain
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€ 2 945 897,00
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Avenida John Lennon S/n
28906 Getafe

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Comunidad de Madrid Comunidad de Madrid Madrid
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€ 1 262 527,29
C.I.R.A. CENTRO ITALIANO RICERCHE AEROSPAZIALI SCPA
Italy
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€ 399 981,00
Address
Via Maiorise
81043 Capua

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Sud Campania Caserta
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€ 0,00
SOGECLAIR AEROSPACE SOCIEDAD ANONIMA
Spain
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€ 259 449,00
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Calle Francisco Gasco Santillan 2-b 2 Poligono Industrial San Marcosgetafe
28906 Madrid

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Comunidad de Madrid Comunidad de Madrid Madrid
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€ 111 192,43
UNIVERSIDAD CARLOS III DE MADRID
Spain
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€ 998 750,00
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Calle Madrid 126
28903 Getafe (Madrid)

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Comunidad de Madrid Comunidad de Madrid Madrid
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€ 0,00
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAT HAMBURG
Germany
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€ 884 500,00
Address
Am Schwarzenberg Campus 1
21073 Hamburg

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Hamburg Hamburg Hamburg
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€ 0,00
ECONCORE NV
Belgium
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€ 300 008,00
Address
Ambachtenlaan 25
3001 Leuven

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
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Vlaams Gewest Prov. Vlaams-Brabant Arr. Leuven
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€ 128 574,85
DANMARKS TEKNISKE UNIVERSITET
Denmark
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€ 375 000,00
Address
Anker Engelunds Vej 101
2800 Kongens Lyngby

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AIRBUS OPERATIONS SAS
France
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€ 26 094,00
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Route De Bayonne 316
31060 Toulouse

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Occitanie Midi-Pyrénées Haute-Garonne
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€ 11 183,14
ACITURRI ENGINEERING SL
Spain
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€ 205 690,00
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Calle Jeronimo Munoz 8 Parque Tecnologico Boecillo
47151 Boecillo

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Castilla y León Valladolid
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€ 88 152,85
LEONARDO - SOCIETA PER AZIONI
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€ 285 159,00
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Piazza Monte Grappa 4
00195 Roma

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Centro (IT) Lazio Roma
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€ 122 211,00
BOOSTAEROSPACE
France
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€ 75 000,00
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4 Rue Gustave Flourens
92150 Suresnes

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Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Hauts-de-Seine
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€ 32 142,85
PANEPISTIMIO PATRON
Greece
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€ 287 500,00
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University Campus Rio Patras
265 04 Rio Patras

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Αχαΐα Δυτική Ελλάδα Κεντρική Ελλάδα
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€ 0,00
AIRBUS ATLANTIC
France
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€ 439 250,00
Address
Zone Industrielle De L'ancien Arsenal
17300 Rochefort

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Nouvelle-Aquitaine Poitou-Charentes Charente-Maritime
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€ 188 250,00