Tag Archives: Cardington Hangars

Lock Failure Caused Airlander Collapse at Bedfordshire Base

Source: BBC News – bbc.co.uk The world’s longest aircraft detached from its moorings and collapsed after a locking mechanism was not inserted correctly, a report has said.

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Airlander 10: World’s Longest Aircraft Moves to New Base

Source: BBC News – bbc.com The world’s longest aircraft, which collapsed at its base last year, has been moved by lorry to a new home.

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Hybrid Air Vehicles Limited News Release: Airlander Moves to New Home

Source: Hybrid Air vehicles Ltd – hybridairvehicles.com At the start of this week, we began the process of relocating from Hangar 2 at Cardington to our new production facility, also in the Bedford area.

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Hybrid Air Vehicles Issues Updated Report on Nov. 17 2017 Incident

Source: Hybrid Air Vehicles – hybridairvehicles.com Airlander Statement – 27 November 2017 Our incident with the pre-production Airlander aircraft on Saturday 18 Nov has resulted in substantial damage.

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World’s Longest Aircraft, the Airlander 10 Crashes in a Field Sparking Fears of Helium Gas and Fuel Leaks

Updated with Hybrid Air Vehicles Official Statement (Scroll down to read the official statement) Source: DailyMail – dailymail.co.uk By Sophie Inge The world’s longest aircraft was seriously damaged on Saturday after it slipped its moorings and crashed into a field.

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