Category Archives: Blimps

Goodyear Blimp Wingfoot Two Goes West

Source: Goodyear – goodyearblimp.com Tiremaker’s newest airship to fly over 10 states on journey to California home

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New Documentary: BLIMP! Sports, Broadcasting and the Goodyear Airship

Goodyear Blimp & Sports Broadcasting Film Screenings: Chagrin Documentary Film Festival & UA Campus TV Schedule

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Goodyear’s Third NT Airship Being Built at Wingfoot Lake

Source: Akron Beacon Journal – ohio.com By Jim Mackinnon Goodyear’s third NT airship is starting to come together. Workers at Goodyear’s Suffield Township blimp base are at the beginning stages of assembling the last of three NT, or New Technology, … Continue reading

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Goodyear Deflates Blimp, but Keeps Familiar Form in Flight

Source: Daily Journal – dailyjournal.net By John Rogers Excerpt Goodyear has let the helium out of the last of its fabled fleet of blimps, but the company’s flight program will continue.

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Charting the Changes to the Goodyear Blimp

Source: New York Daily News – nydailynews.com By Kate Mcleod It all started in 1911, when Goodyear built its first airship envelope, a 400,000-cubic-foot bag ordered by a lighter-than-air enthusiast named Melvin Vaniman.

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