The biggest aerial vehicle

The hybrid airship «Airlander», created by the company «Hybrid Air Vehicles», has recently been shown to the public for the first time. However, it was not open display, and a report from the Organization of hangars.

The scale of the airship really impressive. At length, he is 91, 5 meters, with a width of 34 meters and a height of 5 about 26 meters. The show took place in one of the hangars of the developer in Cardington, United Kingdom. Initially, the project was developed for the US Army. However, soon, funding was discontinued and the developers have gone to independent "floating". The test flight of the airship «Airlander» will be held later this year. Carrying capacity of the vehicle is a lot of 10 thousand kilograms.


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