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York Man Piloted the Longest Nonstop Blimp Flight Ever

Source:York Daily Record – ydr.com By Mike Argento Robert Bowser joined the Navy in November 1941, a month before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.  

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Goodyear Raises Landmark Hangar in Los Angeles

Source: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. – goodyear.com Unique structure is home to newest Goodyear Blimp A new landmark appeared on the Southern California horizon overnight.

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Goodyear Blimp ‘Santa Claus Express’ Is Back for Toys for Tots

Once again Goodyear is teaming up with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve’s Toy for Tots campaign. This will be the seventh year that Goodyear will be hosting the event at its airship bases.

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100 Years Ago, Balloon Men Tamed the Skies Over Fritch’s Lake

Source: Akron Beacon Journal – ohio.com By Mark J. Price One of the lesser-known stories of World War I is the naval invasion of Fritch’s Lake. The Suffield Township pond, named for Portage County settlers John and Mary Fritch, served … Continue reading

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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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