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Expanding the Envelope

Source: Royal Aeronautical Society – aerosociety.com By Tim Robinson  At a RAeS Flight Test Group Lecture, Hybrid Air Vehicles detailed the flight test progress and next steps in flying one of world’s biggest and most innovative aircraft – the Airlander … Continue reading

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Airlander Returns to the Skies

Source: Hybrid Air Vehicles – hybridairvehicles.com We are delighted to announce a successful flight of the Airlander 10 this evening (Wednesday 10 May).  All objectives of the planned flight were accomplished and the aircraft is now safely back at its … Continue reading

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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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