World’s Largest Aircraft Takes to Sky Successful
The world’s largest aircraft named “the flying bum” has taken to the skies in a successful maiden voyage in the first since a revamp in Britain.
The Airlander is known to be 302ft-long a part plane, part airship, part helicopter – loomed overhead at Cardington airfield in Bedfordshire.
Also, Airlander is designed to use less fuel than a plane but can carry heavier loads than conventional airships.
It can reach 16,000 feet, traveling up to 90 mph and stay aloft for up to two weeks.