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Goodyear’s next-generation blimp arrives in Southern California

Source: Daily Breeze – dailybreeze.com By Brennon Dixson A familiar sight returned to the the skies over Southern California on Thursday as Goodyear’s next-generation blimp – a longer, faster, quieter, easier-to-maneuver craft than the one retired in March – cruised … Continue reading

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Goodyear Blimp Wingfoot Two Goes West

Source: Goodyear – goodyearblimp.com Tiremaker’s newest airship to fly over 10 states on journey to California home

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Goodyear’s Third NT Airship Being Built at Wingfoot Lake

Source: Akron Beacon Journal – ohio.com By Jim Mackinnon Goodyear’s third NT airship is starting to come together. Workers at Goodyear’s Suffield Township blimp base are at the beginning stages of assembling the last of three NT, or New Technology, … Continue reading

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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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Goodyear Retires Spirit of Innovation

Source: Goodyear Blimp – goodyearblimp.com Goodyear formally retired its last GZ-20 model blimp, Spirit of Innovation, on March 14, 2017. Goodyear honored the tradition of the blimps, preserving many of the parts for historical display. The retirement continues the transition … Continue reading

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