“The Airlander Project”
Thursday 11th September 2014
Light Refreshments at 7.00 pm
Lecture Starts at 7:30 pm
Speaker: David Stewart, Head of Flight Sciences of Hybrid Air Vehicles.
Location: Lecture Theatre ‘0’, Cambridge University Engineering Department, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1PZ.
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.