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Akron’s Farewell to the Spirit of Innovation, the Last GZ20A Blimp

Source: Akron Beacon Journal – ohio.com The Spirit of Innovation, the last of Goodyear’s GZ20A blimps, leaves Wednesday (August 26) morning for its new home base in California. This may be the last opportunity to see an “old school” Goodyear … Continue reading

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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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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 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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