The Airlander – level 1
The Airlander is a new aircraft. It is like an airship. It is also like a plane. It is also like a helicopter. It is really big. It is as long as a football pitch. It is as tall as six double-decker buses. It is the biggest aircraft in the world.
A company in England makes the Airlander. It says that it is very good. It says that it is like a big aeroplane. It can carry a lot of things. It is very quiet. It is also eco-friendly.
The company has a plan. It wants to build twelve Airlanders every year.
Difficult words: aircraft (something that flies), airship (a big aircraft with gas like helium or hydrogen), eco-friendly (good for the planet).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
What do you think of the Airlander?
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