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DSEI 2019: Long game planned for Airlander 10

12th September 2019 - 16:44 GMT | by Tim Martin in London


Manufacturer Hybrid Air Vehicles is chasing a target of 2024 to put a newly modified Airlander 10 in service – following a decision to retire a seven-flight prototype of the manned warship earlier this year.

A number of key business and programme related matters are planned to be resolved before then, the most pressing of which is where to base production – with the company actively negotiating on that front, in advance of a stated target of starting production at the end of 2019.

A location close to the company’s design headquarters in Bedford, England, is looked upon as an

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Tim Martin


Tim Martin

Tim Martin is Air Editor for Shephard Media, based in Belfast. 

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