UK-based Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) is a step closer to launching its Airlander 10 heavy-lift platform now that the CAA has granted Production Organization Approval (POA). The Airlander 10 resembles an airship but is effectively a flying wing, with around 40% of its lift being derived from the vehicle’s aerodynamic shape. A further 40% comes from the lighter-than air helium with which it is filled. The vehicle is powered by four 4.0-liter Mercedes-Benz V8 engines, each developing 350 ...


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