Category Archives: Blimps
Source: Akron Beacon Journal – ohio.com By Jim Mackinnon Goodyear’s newest airship likely will be flying in Akron-area skies toward the end of June.
The film documentary by Kathleen “Kitty” Endres, “Blimp! Sports Broadcasting and the Goodyear Airship”, has been nominated for an Emmy by the NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter. The awards ceremony will be held on Saturday, June 23, 2018 in Indianapolis, IN.
Source: Bloomberg Government – bgov.com By Cameron Leuthy The Pentagon is seeking vendors that can supply Saudi Arabia with moored blimps, fifteen months after the U.S. State Department approved a possible $525 million Foreign Military Sale to the country.
Source: Cleveland.com – cleveland.com By Jennifer Conn Blimp-enthusiasts might not immediately be able to tell the difference, but the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s newest airships are not blimps – they’re semi-rigid zeppelins.
Source: The Press-Enterprise – pe.com By Shane Newell A new world record for the longest-distance blimp skiing has been set at Lake Elsinore.