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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.
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
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
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
Source: Akron Beacon Journal – ohio.com By Jim Mackinnon Goodyear’s tandem airship flight over Akron during daylight hours looked iffy at best Wednesday morning because of rain. Then the weather dried up, giving people the clear chance to view something … Continue reading