Hybrid Airships by Lockheed Martin

Nov. 20, 2015 by T. Kim
Source: http://lockheedmartin.com/us/products/HybridAirship.html

Hybrid Airship

Lockheed Martin built an airship that can carry a cargo at an affordable price. The size of the airship is as large as a football field, but can carry 20 tons of cargo at the speed of 60 knots (111km/h). ACLS (Air Cushion Landing System) enables the airship to land anywhere vertically as long as there is sufficient space for the airship.

According to Lockheed Martin, the advantage of Hybrid Airship is as follows.

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Youtube video “Hybrid Airships: The Next Leap in Transportation Technology” (length 3:24) overviews Hybrid Airship.

I guess it’ll be overwhelming to watch this flying object and I’m excited about the future with this on sky. Read more about this topic here.

 

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