Prior to being dismantled and shipped to Cardington, the airship undertook test flights in the States about five years ago.
The Airlander is low noise, low pollution, and environmentally-friendly. The craft has ultra-long endurance, and a point-to-point cargo-carrying capacity. It can take off and land in a short distance from unprepared sites in desert, ice, water, or open field environments.
Watch our video to see footage of the Airlander taking off in the US.
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