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2014-08-23 16:20:05

Newest Goodyear Blimp Christened by Robin Roberts AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company's (NASDAQ: GT) newest blimp, Wingfoot One, was christened today by Robin Roberts, the award-winning co-anchor of ABC News' "Good Morning America." Wingfoot One officially joins Goodyear's fleet of blimps, ushering in a new era of technologically-advanced airships. Roberts, also a long-time ESPN sportscaster and author, christened the new airship...

Bigger, Faster Blimp Airship Unveiled By Goodyear
2014-03-17 11:04:03

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Goodyear Blimp has long been associated with major sporting events across North America and the iconic dirigible is now being replaced by a bigger, faster model, according to the tire maker. Unveiled on Friday at Goodyear’s Wingfoot Lake hangar in Suffield, Ohio, the new airship is scheduled to conduct test flights over northeast Ohio in the coming weeks. At the unveiling, the company also announced an online contest to name the...

2011-05-03 05:00:00

AKRON, Ohio, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodyear (NYSE: GT) and blimps. Two things that go together like America and apple pie. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050204/GTLOGO ) And that long-standing tradition continues thanks to a new agreement with German zeppelin manufacturer ZLT Zeppelin Luftschifftechnik - to supply The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company with airships well into the next decade. "The Goodyear blimp is one of the most recognizable brand icons in the...

2010-01-05 10:15:00

MOFFETT FIELD, Calif., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a brand new year...where are you on your bucket list? Check off 'airship ride' as Airship Ventures returns to southern California January 7th with extended stays each and every month thereafter through June 2010! Having sold out on many trips to So-Cal last year, Airship Ventures has decided to spend part of each month here - including Valentines Day and many holidays - to accommodate a seemingly insatiable crowd of travel enthusiasts. LA...

2009-08-20 05:00:00

MOFFETT FIELD, Calif., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Capturing the imagination of thousands during its recent visit to the greater L.A. area, the world's largest Zeppelin -- Airship Ventures' Eureka -- will return by popular demand September 3-8, to offer new and expanded flightseeing tours over the Los Angeles and Orange counties area. The airship will also lift the spirits of Edson, a 29 year-old resident of Hollywood, who is battling bone cancer. Edson, his wife Janet, and two young sons...

2009-06-19 10:29:00

Airship Ventures Eureka Returns Offers Aerial Adventures Above Los Angeles July 3-7 MOFFETT FIELD, Calif., June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- As fireworks shows light the Fourth of July night sky in Los Angeles, the most spectacular views will be enjoyed soaring 1000 feet above the Pacific Coast aboard the Airship Ventures Zeppelin Eureka. Returning to the Southern California skies after a sold-out engagement in May, Eureka will offer flightseeing tours above L.A July 3-7, 2009. The highlight of...


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