Giant ‘Flying Bum’ A Step Closer To Reality As Hybrid Air Vehicles Reveals Production Airlander 10

Remember the airship/aircraft hybrid from UK-based aviation company, Hybrid Air Vehicles, Airlander 10? Of course, everyone remembers. Who can forget a giant flying bum, right? Anywho, there’s an important update.

Blimp-type UAV Sucks In Air To Propel Itself Forward

Today’s drones, regardless of their applications, are not quite groundbreaking as long as they are limited by battery life (and therefore, range) and if they are still propelled by rotors. It is like a person, dressed up in different costumes or people doing different jobs. Basically, they change in form, but not in substance. The […]

Giant-ass HAV Airlander 10 Made Heavy Landing, But Everyone’s Fine

Some sites called it a crash and to be honest, that’s a little click bait-ish and much exaggerated. We see it as a heavy landing, which incidentally, I personally experienced a day ago when the regular Boeing aircraft I was on made an unusually heavy thump onto the runway. I grasped, but everything was fine. […]

The World’s Longest Aircraft (And Biggest Butt) Took To The Skies

Nearly ten days after it emerged from its hanger in Cardington Airfield in Bedfordshire, England, the world’s longest aircraft, Airlander 10, has finally taken to the skies for the very first time on Wednesday, August 17, 2016. The flight marks another milestone for this ambitious aircraft which, when realized, will see a plethora of applications, […]

Airlander Emerged From Hanger And It Literally Is A Big-Ass Aircraft

It has been more than two years since we last reported about the Airlander 10, an airship/aircraft hybrid developed by UK-based Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV). Believe it or not, all those years since, it has not emerged from the hanger where it was being put together and subsequently, underwent a series of in-hanger tests. Today […]

The World’s Longest Aircraft: HAV Airlander

last week was a significant week for the aviation industry because the the world’s longest aircraft, the Airlander by UK-based Hybrid Air Vehicles finally took to the sky. measuring some 300 feet (91 meters) long, the Airlander is around 60 feet longer then the current biggest airliners, the Airbus A380 and Boeing 747-8, and is nearly…