The Airlander 10, the world’s largest aircraft, has embarked on its maiden flight after Sunday’s attempt to lift off was cancelled due to technical issues.

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Airlander 10 took off from Cardington Airfield in Bedfordshire on the much awaited test flight.

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The Airlander 10, which cost £25m, is 302ft (92m) long and is about 50ft (15m) longer than the biggest passenger jets available.

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Watch below, a video of the lift-off, obtained from British firm Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV).

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