Airlander 10, the butt-shaped airship that just flew for the first time last week, crashed earlier this morning on its second test flight, damaging the cockpit. The world's largest airship, nicknamed the 'Flying Bum', is almost ready for its test flight next month. THE world’s longest aircraft — dubbed the Flying Bum — hit rock bottom when it ‘mysteriously’ broke free from its moorings and crashed. The airship was developed to be used by the US as a long-range surveillance machine but defence cuts meant it was not destined for take-off. Airlander 10, World's Largest Airship Dubbed 'Flying Bum,' Takes Maiden Voyage. The 300ft-long blimp was automatically deflated by its safety system... View Article Humorous views on interesting, bizarre and amusing articles, submitted by a community of millions of news junkies, with regular Photoshop contests.

Known as the HAV304, aircraft is being displayed at hanger in Bedfordshire UK-based hybrid air vehicles caught attention when it unveiled the prototype, a lighter-than-air airship designed as an alternative to airplanes and helicopters. The flying bum! The Airlander 10 … The Flying Bum Just Crashed—So Why Are We Building Airships? 300ft-long 'airship' unveiled in Britain is the world's longest aircraft. The 302-foot-long Airlander 10 airship, aka the “flying bum,” head-butted the ground Wednesday morning in an airfield in Bedfordshire, England.

The airship… Renderings show the interior designs of Airlander 10 airship, also dubbed the "Flying Bum," which will take tourists on luxury expeditions in the early 2020s. Airlander 10, the butt-shaped airship that just flew for the first time last week, crashed earlier this morning on its second test flight, damaging the cockpit.

A hybrid airship affectionately dubbed the "The Flying Bum" for its bulbous, multi-chambered design made its maiden flight this week in England.. … Hybrid airship Airlander 10 was ripped apart as it plummeted into a field — the second time it has suffered major damage. The Airlander10 hybrid airship makes its maiden flight at Cardington Airfield in Britain, August 17. On Wednesday, the airship Airlander 10—nicknamed the "Flying Bum"—crashed during a test flight in the UK.