The Airlander 10, a 302-foot-long hybrid airship, is currently the world’s largest aircraft, but managed to crash softly on its second flight into the grass near its hangar at a U.K. airfield shortly after take off. Fast forward to today, Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV), the aerospace company behind the airship, showed the public what traveling inside one would be look. The interior by Design Q features a full, spacious bedrooms, glass floors, and room for up to 19 passengers on three-day expeditions. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
“The focus here is clearly not on getting you across the Atlantic as quickly as possible: After all, the Airlander 10 will only be able to reach a max speed of around 91 mph, falling a tad short of the Airbus A380’s cruising speed of 560 mph, for example. Instead, the goal of HAV’s tourism-focused, eco-friendly aircraft will be on what the company is calling ‘luxury expeditionary tourism.’ Think of it more as a cruise in the skies, where routes could showcase attractions like the Grand Canyon or the Amazon rainforest,” reports CN Traveler.