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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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Airlander 10: Aircraft Leaves Hangar for First Time

New! Watch a video of the Airlander 10 exiting its hangar for the first time at the bottom of this post. Source: BBC – bbc.com The world’s longest aircraft has been brought out of its hangar for the first time. … Continue reading

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Airlander 10 to Make Its Maiden Flight This Summer

Source: Daily Mail – dailymail.co.uk [extract] By Richard Gray The world’s largest aircraft is finally due to prove its place in the future of air travel when it leaves its hangar for the first time later this month ahead of … Continue reading

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The world’s largest – and British-built – aircraft set to dominate the skies at Farnborough

Source: The Telegraph – telegraph.co.uk By Alan Tovey One of the world’s largest – and British-made – aircraft could be dominating the skies over Hampshire in July with the giant Airlander airship taking part in the Farnborough airshow.

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