The world’s longest aircraft called Airlander 10, which is as large as a football pitch and as high as six double decker buses, is set to take its first test flight in a few days time. The unique aerodynamic balloon-like shape of the Airlander 10 cost $100 million (£60m) to make and can fly at maximum speed of 92mph for five days straight, it carries around 10-tons of cargo and can land on water.
Measuring 302ft (92m) in length the new airship is about 60ft longer than the biggest airliners, the Airbus A380 and Boeing 747-8.
The Airlander 10 can also stay floating, unmanned, for three weeks even with bullet holes in it was originally developed from 2009 for the US Army, which abandoned the project.
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