Robotic “Spiders” Repair Holes In Hybrid Airships

The Lockheed Martin Skunkworks is famous for creating spy planes like the SR71 Blackbird. The Skunkworks engineers are now working on a new kind of airship. And they have also designed a novel solution for repairing the skin of their airship, robots.
Source: BBC Click
The Future of Aviation
Hybrid Air Vehicles – Airlander 10
Futuristic Blimps
The Future of Robotics

See how Lockheed Martin Skunk Works’ patented SPIDER (Self-Propelled Instrument for Damage Evaluation and Repair) solves one of the greatest challenges faced by the airship industry.
Source: LockheedMartinVideos
Futuristic Aircraft, Robotic Spiders, Lockheed Martin, LMH-1, Hybrid Airship, MEGABLIMP, Self-Propelled Instrument for Damage Evaluation and Repair

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