Tag Archives: Airdock

Large tethered aerostat to make regular appearances over Akron Fulton airport

Source: Akron Beacon Journal – ohio.com By Jim Mackinnon Lockheed Martin will begin flying a large tethered aerostat – a small blimp – over Akron Fulton International Airport next week.

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Goodyear Blimp ‘Pilgrim’ Makes First Flight on June 3, 1925

After having experimented with a series of small Pony blimps in the early 1920’s, The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company of Akron, Ohio designed the first blimp to be inflated with helium. The Pilgrim was completed on May 25, 1925 … Continue reading

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To all those who contributed

Our 62nd Annual Banquet and Silent Auction a Success! Over 70 people attended our banquet and were treated to an amazing presentation by Michael Dougherty, Goodyear’s Assistant Chief Pilot. The evening included the presentation of two Lighter-Than-Air Society’s awards and … Continue reading

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Goodyear’s Wingfoot One christened, makes inaugural flight

On Saturday August 23, 2014 Goodyear’s newest airship, a Zeppelin LZ N07-101, was christened as Wingfoot One and made its ceremonial first flight.

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New Blimp to be Christened ‘Wingfoot’ One

Source: TireBusiness.com Goodyear’s newest airship will be christened “Wingfoot One,” the name selected by popular vote from among 10 names picked earlier by a panel of Goodyear judges.

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