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Goodyear Unveils Its Second Zeppelin NT

New airship to be named Wingfoot Two Registration will be N2A On April 8th, Goodyear officially unveiled its new Goodyear Blimp NT. The airship is currently undergoing test flights and certification operations.

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Goodyear’s newest airship holds first flight

Source: Akron Beacon Journal – ohio.com By Jim Mackinnon After months of blimp-free skies, there’s a new Goodyear airship flying over the Akron area.

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Two Airships Prepare for Maiden Flights in March

There are two airships that expect to make their maiden flights in March. One of them is the second Goodyear Blimp NT being built at the Wingfoot Lake Hangar in Northeast Ohio, the other is the Airlander being built by … Continue reading

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Spaceport Tucson: World View’s New Home for Balloon Tourist Flights

Source: space.com By Mike Wall World View Enterprises, which aims to loft paying customers to the stratosphere beneath a giant balloon, will do so from the newly approved Spaceport Tucson in southeastern Arizona, company representatives announced Tuesday.

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Rare Archival Airship Films Have Been Digitized and Are Available for Viewing

The Archival Services of the University of Akron have digitized four nitrate films that form part of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. records stored at the university. The videos were first transferred from highly combustible nitrate to safety film … Continue reading

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