Category Archives: Semi-Rigid

Goodyear’s newest airship could fly next month

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.

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Goodyear’s newest zeppelin will take to the skies this summer

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.

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Goodyear’s next-generation blimp arrives in Southern California

Source: Daily Breeze – dailybreeze.com By Brennon Dixson A familiar sight returned to the the skies over Southern California on Thursday as Goodyear’s next-generation blimp – a longer, faster, quieter, easier-to-maneuver craft than the one retired in March – cruised … Continue reading

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Beyond the Hindenburg: Airships Throughout History

Source: The National Archives – archives.gov The dramatic, fiery fate of the German rigid airship LZ-129, the Hindenburg, in 1937 is the most famous event of the airship age.

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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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