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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.
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
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
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
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.