The Airlander 10 hybrid airplane-airship, the world's longest aircraft at 302 feet long, has emerged from its hangar at Cardington Airfield, Bedfordshire, England.
The British company Hybrid Air Vehicles developed the prototype over the last decade, originally supported by a US Army contract. They expect the design to have commercial applications in used surveillance, communications, transporting cargo, humanitarian missions and passenger travel.
The firm should ask Sir Mix-A-Lot to record a jingle: "I like big butts and this one can fly..."
(BBC, thanks Rick Pescovitz!)
Well, it’s Infrastructure Week again, America.
‘CANCEL THE RENT’ ‘SEND MORE VENTILATORS’ ‘STOP ICE RAIDS’ NYC-based political projection collective ‘The Illuminator’ staged a large-scale public projection in Manhattan on Saturday night to make several demands on local, state, and federal governments during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis.
“You can’t just come in and say let’s close up the USA,” Trump said, again falsely stating coronavirus is no worse than flu.
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