Lockheed Martin Signs Hybrid Airship Contract

by Dan Grossman on March 25, 2011

According to a report in Aviation Week and a press release, Lockheed Martin has entered a contract with Aviation Capital Enterprises, Inc. of Alberta, Canada, to develop, certify and produce a series of “SkyTug” commercial cargo airships derived from the P-791 hybrid demonstrator seen in this 2006 video:

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qwerty1138 November 12, 2011 at 7:10 pm

Is this a true zeppelin or a hybrid with some sort of lift fans on the bottom? It seems like a rough landing with it swaying and bouncing, though.

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