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Two Goodyear airships now in Akron area; California blimp to be retired in August

Source: Akron Beacon Journal – ohio.com By Jim Mackinnon Keep your eyes peeled on the Akron-area skies in the upcoming weeks: You should spy two Goodyear airships flying around. Meanwhile, Goodyear’s California-based blimp will be retiring later this summer.

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Second Goodyear Airship Being Built at Wingfoot Lake Blimp Base

Source: Akron Beacon Journal – Ohio.com By Jim Mackinnon – Beacon Journal business writer Goodyear has started building a second semi-rigid Zeppelin airship inside its Wingfoot Lake blimp base.

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The new Gooyear Blimp makes its maiden flight.

This morning, March 17, 2014, a few minutes before 10:00 AM (EDT), the new Goodyear Blimp took to the air for the first time.

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Goodyear Blimp Becomes ‘Snow Bird,’ Flies South For the Winter

Source: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. – ‘Spirit of Goodyear’ retiring to the Sunshine State – Farewell flights planned for Akron to say goodbye – Construction of new Goodyear NT airship on schedule

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