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Goodyear Deflates Blimp, but Keeps Familiar Form in Flight

Source: Daily Journal – dailyjournal.net By John Rogers Excerpt Goodyear has let the helium out of the last of its fabled fleet of blimps, but the company’s flight program will continue.

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The Last of the Goodyear Blimps – Deflation in Pictures

Source:  Reuters – reuters.com Images of the deflation of the last Goodyear GZ-20A blimp, the Spirit of Innovation, as documented by Reuters photographer Mike Blake in the early hours of March 14, 2017.

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Your Summer Guide to Spotting Blimps

Source: Atlas Obscura – atlasobscura.com by Cara Giaimo There are only six true blimps left in the U.S.

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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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