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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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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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