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World’s Largest Aircraft Completes Maiden Flight

The world’s largest aircraft had a successful first flight on Wednesday. The Airlander 10, a modern version of mid-19th century helium-filled airships owned by British aerospace company Hybrid Air Vehicles, flew around Bedfordshire, England for less than 20 minutes due to a delayed departure. “All test objectives were met during the flight. These included the safe launch, flight and landing of the Airlander 10 and a series of gentle turns at increasing speed. Some technical tests on its hull pressure…