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Board of directors
Our Board are business experts. All are shareholders in HAV, some with significant stakes. They meet formally at least once every two months. Four board members are non-executive directors, and three are executives.
Board of directors
Executive team
Our Execs are some of the most experienced lighter-than-air experts in the world, and HAV’s Exec team mixes aeronautical engineering excellence with significant business acumen.
Executive team
Senior Board Advisors
Our Board Advisors are senior representatives of the company. They help with business development and ensure we are up to date with senior Government, Military and Commercial developments and contacts.
Senior Board Advisors
Our story
HAV is a UK based company founded in 2007. We continue to break new ground with an innovative, unique and green concept. We are borne out of 40 years of lighter-than-air experience and now focus exclusively on hybrid aircraft.
Our story
What we do
Hybrid Air Vehicles are the owners, designers and assemblers of the world’s largest aircraft – Airlander 10. We are the only company to have designed and built a full-sized hybrid aircraft with numerous patents vested worldwide.
What we do
Our vision
The Airlander exists to change the way things fly. It has capabilities that no other aircraft has, and we believe this, coupled with its low emissions credentials will make our hybrid aircraft a mainstay of aviation in the future.
Our vision
Invest in us
Hybrid Air Vehicles Limited is a privately held UK company and at this stage in our development we undertake periodic fundraising activities. Please click here for further information.
Invest in us
Sponsors
We are proud to recognise the suppliers and partners that you can see listed below and in the main image. The logos on the hull of the Airlander were a suitable back drop for our CEO Steve McGlennan to reveal the fully assembled Airlander to the world’s media on the 21st March 2016.
Sponsors
Awards
HAV has had considerable award success over the past few years. These awards validate our technology, and the great workforce that have created a unique concept and product. Our award successes reflect our remarkable achievements, won through dogged entrepreneurial determination and private investment spanning 40 years.
Awards
Community & Education
Last year, over 500 students became aware of Airlander in a STEM context through our talks, workshops and projects. If you wish to have your school or college visited by our STEM Ambassador, please get in touch!
Community & Education




Get in touch

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Hybrid Air Vehicles Limited is a privately held UK company and at this stage in our development we undertake periodic fundraising activities. Please click here for further information.
Invest in us

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Latest News

HAV Makes Key Appointments
Today, Hybrid Air Vehicles announces key appointments to prepare the business for growth and the launch of our Airlander 10 production programme. With customer interest increasing, these appointments are an important step in getting HAV ready for the future.   As a part of HAV’s preparations for rapid growth, our Board has appointed Tom Grundy as Chief Executive Officer, effective 30th May. Tom has been with the business for six years and has been instrumental in driving progress forward with customers and other stakeholders across a variety of markets.   Tom brings with him significant experience in the aerospace and defence industry which has proved very valuable to HAV, and will continue to be so in his new role. A Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, his prior experience covers a range of senior engineering and programme leadership roles at BAE Systems, including serving as the Head of Business Management for ATTAC, the Tornado availability support service.   Tom comments: “I am honoured and excited to be given the opportunity to lead HAV through its transition to a successful commercial business. This business is poised to deliver an aircraft that offers new choices to customers in a low-carbon, capable, flexible, and cost-effective way. I look forward to working with the whole team to make our goals a reality.”   Stephen McGlennan, who has served as HAV’s CEO for six years, will step into a new role as Senior Board Advisor and General Counsel. We are delighted that in this new role Steve will continue to provide the company with the benefits of his deep experience and his long understanding of HAV’s business. HAV thanks Steve for his enormous contribution to the business in his time as CEO, and as COO and General Counsel before that.   We have also named a new Chief Operating Officer, Nick Allman. Nick has held several roles at HAV, most recently that of Executive Director – Aircraft Delivery. He has brought the team from successfully securing the LEMV programme, through first flight, to being ready for production launch, and will now move forward with greater responsibility for the management of operations across the business.   We can also confirm that, as the time commitment demanded by the rapid developments at HAV has proved more onerous than anticipated given his other activities, Kevin Taylor and HAV have, by mutual consent, agreed that Kevin will step down as the Chairman and a Director of the company. Rod Sinclair, a long-standing Director, has taken on the Chairmanship of the Company. He comments: “I am delighted to be working with Tom, the Board and the leadership team of the business as we prepare HAV for launch of its production aircraft programme.”   Full biographies of Tom Grundy, Nick Allman, Stephen McGlennan, and Rod Sinclair are available upon request.

Video Channel

How Collaborative Expertise Launched the Airlander Project
A video from The Institution of Engineering and Technology explaining how Hybrid Air Vehicles has been working with Forward Composites to apply decades of race-bred British carbon composite expertise in the development and manufacture of the revolutionary Airlander.
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