The World's Biggest Aircraft

Hybrid Air Vehicles Airlander

Hybrid Air Vehicles Airlander

The world's longest, largest aircraft incorporates an innovative shape to keep it aloft for days.Courtesy Hybrid Air Vehicles

The Airlander's unique shape provides 40 percent of the vessel’s aerodynamic lift (the rest comes from helium)—enough to keep 10 tons of cargo and a full crew aloft for five days.