How to assemble world’s longest aircraft ? BBC News
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Find out how to assemble the 91m helium-filled hybrid Airlander. BBC News visited the headquarters of Hybrid Air Vehicles in a massive hangar at Cardington, Bedfordshire, to see the flying leviathan being put together.
The longest aircraft in the world has been unveiled at an airfield in Cardington, England, from where the great airships of the 1920s flew. Originally developed for the US military, the 91m helium-filled hybrid Airlander project was scrapped owing to budget cuts. Now the giant aircraft is being brought back to life by a British company which plans to build hundreds of the environmentally friendly craft for passengers and cargo.
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