“The only solution that allowed us to provide the range the operators wanted and to be green, was hydrogen fuel cells”
Paul Hutton is chief executive of Cranfield Aerospace Solutions (CAeS). A leading aircraft integrator in green commercial aviation, CAeS has a client base which includes Boeing, Airbus, Rolls-Royce, BAE Systems, L3 and Raytheon. Appointed to the role in 2015, Paul has extensive experience in executive roles across the aerospace technology, and IT services industries. In this conversation, Paul explains why it’s so important that we see “revolutionary” and fast-paced change in the aerospace sector, if we’re to achieve global net-zero climate goals; and outlines the company’s current initiative ‘Project Fresson’, which aims to deliver the world’s first truly green passenger carrying airline services, using hydrogen cell technology.