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    Official: Goodyear launches massive new blimp, needs your help naming it [w/videos]

    Goodyear has announced that it has completed construction on an all-new blimp, and it's asking for your help in naming the thing. The new airship is more technologically advanced than any of the company's three blimps in current operation, as well as being larger, faster and more maneuverable. ...

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    Report: Goodyear replacing fleet of blimps with zeppelins

    Say goodbye to the old fleet of Goodyear blimps and hello to the new fleet, which has started construction – only this time the "blimps" are actually zeppelins, or semi-rigid airships with framework (aluminum and carbon fiber in this case) to support their structure, engines and gas-filled ...

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    Video: Goodyear "Spirit of Safety" blimp crash claims pilot's life in Germany [UPDATE]

    The Goodyear blimp "Spirit of Safety" erupted into flames and crashed on Sunday, claiming the life of pilot Michael Nerandzic. According to reports, the vessel began emitting fuel fumes as it came in to land at the Reichelsheim aerodome outside of Friedberg, Germany. Nerandzic ordered his three ...

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    Above the Autoblog Garage: The Goodyear Blimp

    Click above for a high-res gallery. With excursions in light aircraft, aerobatic planes, commercial jets, and helicopters already under our belt, we jumped on Goodyear's invite to take a flight in one of its three blimps stationed (or should we say tethered) in North America. The world's largest ...

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    Goodyear launches the Spirit of Innovation

    Goodyear's newest blimp, the Spirit of Innovation, was christened Wednesday at Goodyear's Wingfoot Lake Airship hangar in Akron, Ohio. The aircraft, which had undergone testing for the past year only under its Federal Aviation Administration moniker N2A, was named the Spirit of ...


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