Airlander 10 makes maiden voyage from Cardington Sheds in Bedfordshire. pic.twitter.com/Z4tN8Gnj5z
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The Airlander 10 – which is part plane and part airship – took off from Cardington Airfield in Bedfordshire.
Its original test flight on Sunday was postponed, but it finally left the ground at 19:40 BST.
The £25m aircraft measures 302ft (92m) long and is about 50ft (15m) longer than the biggest passenger jets.
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