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Goodyear Retires Spirit of Innovation

Source: Goodyear Blimp – goodyearblimp.com Goodyear formally retired its last GZ-20 model blimp, Spirit of Innovation, on March 14, 2017. Goodyear honored the tradition of the blimps, preserving many of the parts for historical display. The retirement continues the transition … Continue reading

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Local history: 100 Years Ago, Goodrich Built Blimps Too

Source: Akron Beacon Journal – ohio.com By Mark J. Price – Beacon Journal staff writer Akron added an important word to its lexicon 100 years ago. Dr. William C. Geer, vice president of the B.F. Goodrich Co., called a staff … Continue reading

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Goodyear Reveals Plans for Arrival of Next Generation Blimp in 2017

Source: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Upgrades at Carson base to include new inflatable hangar The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company today revealed plans for major facilities upgrades at its Airship Operations base in Carson, renewing its commitment to … Continue reading

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Skydive from blimp to mark Battle at Bristol

Source: Knoxville News Sentinel – knoxnews.com By Mike Blackerby Air Force Academy cadet Jordan Glover said Saturday’s skydive into Bristol Motor Speedway will be his biggest and most exciting jump yet.

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Airships Are Back. And This Time They Use Graphene

Source: Techradar – techradar.com By Jamie Carter Helium-filled Zeppelins will stay airborne 24/7

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