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Airlander Has Emerged Safely from Her Hangar and Is Moored on Cardington Airfield

Source: Hybrid Air Vehicles – hybridairvehicles.com Airlander successfully completed its final validation and verification four-engine test on Tuesday 4 April, which means it is now flight-ready.  A number of further confirmatory tests will be undertaken outside, after which the Airlander will … Continue reading

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Airlander 10: Longest aircraft repair estimate revealed

Source: BBC – bbc.com The world’s longest aircraft will take about three to four months to repair and test after a “heavy landing” on a test flight, it has been revealed.

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Video of Airlander 10’s Hard Landing

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Airlander 10: Longest aircraft damaged during flight

Source: BBC – bbc.com The world’s longest aircraft – the Airlander 10 – has been damaged when it took a nosedive during its second test flight.

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Giant helium-filled airship Airlander takes off for 1st time

Source: AP – ap.org A blimp-shaped airship billed as the world’s largest aircraft has taken off for the first time, days after an earlier attempt was scuttled by a last-minute technical hitch. Engines roaring, the 302-foot (92-meter) Airlander 10 rose … Continue reading

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