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Most Watched No. 5 Lockheed Martin’s blimp

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When aviation geeks think of Lockheed Martin, it’s often of stealth fighter jets flying at mach speeds.

It’s not of slow-moving blimps.

But earlier this year, Lockheed Martin unveiled its new hybrid airship capable of carrying heavy cargo loads. And in March, the company announced it had won an order for 12 airships from U.K.-based Straightline Aviation that can carry workers and cargo to remote locations, including Alaskan oilfields.

Andrea Ahles: 817-390-7631, @Sky_Talk

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