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How does a blimp stay in the air?

A blimp is an airtight bag that is able to rise in the air because it is filled with light gases.  A blimp is a small, balloon-like airship.  Unlike the heavier-than-air airplane, the blimp remains aloft because it is lighter than air.  It needs only small motors to push it forward.  Blimps are descendants of …

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