National Research Council Canada-NRC

National Research Council Canada-NRC

November 21, 2011 09:00 ET

Media Advisory: Technology Demonstration to Showcase Leading-Edge Fuel Cell Capabilities on Board Static Boeing 737 Aircraft

RICHMOND, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 21, 2011) - The National Research Council of Canada will demonstrate how it designed and engineered a leading-edge system for Boeing Commercial Airplanes to allow safe and reliable operation of fuel cells on airplanes, addressing rigorous safety requirements. As part of the test, coffee will be brewed on board using power generated by the fuel cells.

Media representatives and other invited guests will view the test on board a static Boeing 737-200 aircraft. Media representatives are invited to shoot stills and video footage of the fuel cell system.

Date: Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Time: 10:30 a.m. PST
Location: British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)
Aerospace Technology Campus (located near the South Terminal for the Vancouver International Airport)
3800 Cessna Drive
Richmond, British Columbia
V7B 0A1

Contact Information

  • Media Relations
    National Research Council Canada
    613-991-1431
    1-855-282-1637
    media@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca
    www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca

    Sylvia LeRoy
    National Research Council Canada
    Institute for Fuel Cell Innovation (NRC-IFCI)
    Vancouver, British Columbia
    1-778-840-6140