Category Archives: Semi-Rigid
Source: The Washington Post – washingtonpost.com By Andrew Van Dam Later this month, Goodyear will launch its newest airship, the 246-foot, 10-ton Wingfoot Three, out of a hangar in Akron, Ohio. It’s a big deal, and not just in the … Continue reading
Source: Akron Beacon Journal – ohio.com By Jim Mackinnon Goodyear’s newest airship likely will be flying in Akron-area skies toward the end of June.
Source: Cleveland.com – cleveland.com By Jennifer Conn Blimp-enthusiasts might not immediately be able to tell the difference, but the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s newest airships are not blimps – they’re semi-rigid zeppelins.
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
Source: The National Archives – archives.gov The dramatic, fiery fate of the German rigid airship LZ-129, the Hindenburg, in 1937 is the most famous event of the airship age.