Category Archives: Semi-Rigid

Goodyear blimp tandem flights are a farewell tour – Schedule change

Source: Akron Beacon Journal – ohio.com By Jim Mackinnon Goodyear blimps … When to see the tandem flights (times approximate):  Friday: 2 to 4 p.m. The airships will fly over Goodyear’s headquarters, the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank and Stan Hywet.  Monday: … Continue reading

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Goodyear Blimp Fans Get to See Double over Akron

Source: Akron Beacon Journal – ohio.com By Jim Mackinnon Goodyear’s tandem airship flight over Akron during daylight hours looked iffy at best Wednesday morning because of rain. Then the weather dried up, giving people the clear chance to view something … Continue reading

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Goodyear plans tandem blimp flights over Cavs game and Akron this week

Source: Akron Beacon Journal – ohio.com By Jim Mackinnon Attention, Helium Heads! Weather permitting, there will be two Goodyear airships flying over the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Tuesday night playoff game.

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Two Goodyear airships now in Akron area; California blimp to be retired in August

Source: Akron Beacon Journal – ohio.com By Jim Mackinnon Keep your eyes peeled on the Akron-area skies in the upcoming weeks: You should spy two Goodyear airships flying around. Meanwhile, Goodyear’s California-based blimp will be retiring later this summer.

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I’m Building Airships to Fly over the Amazon

Source: New Scientist – newscientist.com By Adrian Barnett The rainforests of Brazil offer huge transport challenges, so Marcelo Felippes is developing a retro, greener approach.

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