Category Archives: Blimps

Goodyear Retires Spirit of Innovation

Source: Goodyear Blimp – goodyearblimp.com Goodyear formally retired its last GZ-20 model blimp, Spirit of Innovation, on March 14, 2017. Goodyear honored the tradition of the blimps, preserving many of the parts for historical display. The retirement continues the transition … Continue reading

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Local history: 100 Years Ago, Goodrich Built Blimps Too

Source: Akron Beacon Journal – ohio.com By Mark J. Price – Beacon Journal staff writer Akron added an important word to its lexicon 100 years ago. Dr. William C. Geer, vice president of the B.F. Goodrich Co., called a staff … Continue reading

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Goodyear Blimp ‘Santa Claus Express’ Comes to Town for Toys for Tots

Source: Goodyear Tire and Rubber – prnewswire.com – Goodyear, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve team up to host 6th annual Toys for Tots events – Toy drive events to be held in Ohio, California and Florida

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Savannah James to Christen Newest Goodyear Blimp – Wingfoot Two

Source: PR Newswire – prnewswire.com Akron Native Joins Ranks of Remarkable Women

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Goodyear Blimp to Visit Canada

Source: PR Newswire – prnewswire.com Iconic Airship to Flyover Niagara Falls and Provide Coverage of the World Cup of Hockey

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