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Disaster relief role for world's longest aircraft

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March 19, 2014
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British engineers have turned a US army airship into the world’s longest aircraft. As Jim Drury reports the Airlander 10 could revolutionise aviation, particularly in the area of disaster relief. Video provided by Reuters


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