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Testing the largest aircraft.

The world of aviation has just enriched by something really out of the ordinary. It is the world’s largest aircraft named Airliner 10, which was built by the British company Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV).

The world of aviation has just enriched by something really out of the ordinary. It is the world’s largest aircraft named Airliner 10, which was built by the British company Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV). A few days ago left his hangar, and engineers have conducted a series of tests that will allow ago Monster fly across American skies.

Work on the long walk the machine began in 2010, and were led by the famous Defense Group Northrop Grumman. However, in the process of building the financial problems have emerged, so eventually this project was grounded. I recently became interested in the company Hybrid Air Vehicles, which has decided to continue its construction and today we can see it in all its glory.

Airlander 10 will serve the U.S. Army transport missions, but not only. It is able to, in fact, carry loads of up to 10 tonnes, and allows it to detect and track objects, air, ground and naval and electronic imaging and diagnosis.

Interestingly, the giant ship of the countryside filled with helium, no problem can handle even the most extreme weather conditions. It is also designed to take off and land on water, sand or snow and ice.

Airlander is the vehicle for both manned and unmanned aerial vehicle. Thanks to the installed two engines, it is able to travel at speeds of up to 150 km/h and can float in the air for up to 5 days in manned mode and a few weeks in unmanned aerial vehicle.

The largest ship of the world festivals, however, will not be only military applications. Manufacturers predict that it will become also a wonderful means of transport for the sky travellers, as they will be able to take them in the most wild and inaccessible areas of the planet.

The machine has just recently successfully organized by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the British Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), so the day that a mid-air dash into the sky, is fast approaching, and this will be done directly from the RAF airbase in Cardington, uk.