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The Hybrid Air Vehicles Airlander project

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David Stewart, Head of Flight Sciences, Hybrid Air Vehicles will talk about the development of its airship technology and the Airlander Project.

This lecture will explain exactly what an Airlander is and how it combines elements from traditional airships, fixed wing aircraft, hovercraft and helicopters. David Stewart will talk about each of the major engineering sections, aerodynamics, propulsion, materials, etc. and give an insight into some of the market opportunities that are seen for Airlanders. David will also talk about the development of the Airlander 10 and the progress on returning the vehicle to flight and finally a brief summary of a TSB funded project that is currently being worked on.

Time: Refreshments served from 19.00. Talk starts at 19.30. Ends by 21:00 following questions and discussion.

Venue: Lecture Room 0, Cambridge University Engineering Department, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1PZ (directions). There is limited parking available on site.

IMechE and RAeS members free. Nominal donation for visitors of £5. Booking not required. All welcome.

This talk is open to the public and is suitable for students and engineers. You are encouraged to bring with you colleagues, friends and family who are interested in engineering and aircraft.

A poster to advertise this event can be downloaded here.

This event is organised jointly by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Beds and Cambs area and the Royal Aeronautical Society Cambridge branch.

This talk is part of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (Cambridgeshire Area) series.

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