Tag Results for blimps (5)

  1. Forward Bias: Skunkworks X-Plane on YouTube

    November 21, 2007 This Week's Theme: Leaked Document Earlier this month, official footage of Lockheed Martin's P-791 X-plane (X-blimp, really) mysteriously ended up on YouTube, where many commenters noted the X-Blimp's resemblance to the Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man. But P-791 is not the only game in town. The UK's SkyCat, Canada's Voyager, and Germany's CargoLifter are all hoping to replace the Hindenburg image in the collective imagination with something friendlier and less on fire. But why a hybrid blimp? 1. Airships can carry

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