March 11, 2013

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  • New Airship Will Try to Tackle the Amazon 11 Jul 2017 18:33 Popular Mechanics Getty Eurasia / robertharding The Amazon is the largest and densest forest on the planet. It's over 2 million square miles of jungle, and navigating it is nearly impossible. There are few roads, which means that for many of the isolated …
  • Blimp crashes at US Open in Wisconsin 08 Jul 2017 03:41 Daily Breeze ERIN, Wis. >> The pilot of a blimp is “OK” after the aircraft crashed near the U.S. Open in Wisconsin during the opening round of the golf tournament, a representative for the company that operates the blimp said Thursday. Justin Maynard, a sales …
  • New historical marker will highlight deadly airship crash in Norfolk 04 Jul 2017 14:00 WTKR NORFOLK, Va. – The Virginia Department of Historic Resources recently approved 12 new historical highway markers for placement along Virginia roads. One of those new markers will be placed in Norfolk to highlight the deadliest crash in the United States …
  • Old dogs, new blimps: Goodyear pilots need to be retrained 04 Jul 2017 02:58 WTOL.com By DAKE KANG Associated Press AKRON, Ohio (AP) - The Goodyear Tire company is training pilots of its iconic blimps to fly new airships in Ohio. Goodyear retired the last of its old blimp fleet in March. Its new airships have frame structures inside the …
  • New fleet of Goodyear “blimps” poses new challenges for pilots 03 Jul 2017 11:41 CBS News AKRON, Ohio -- When William Bayliss is in the air, he wants to make sure he's the one flying the machine, not the machine flying him. That's why blimps are more his speed than planes. Bayliss, one of about only 40 airship pilots in the world, …
  • Old dogs, new blimps: Goodyear pilots need to be retrained 03 Jul 2017 05:38 Santa Cruz Sentinel AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The Goodyear Tire company is training pilots of its iconic blimps to fly new airships in Ohio. Goodyear retired the last of its old blimp fleet in March. Its new airships have frame structures inside the envelopes to maintain their …
  • Old dogs, new blimps: Goodyear pilots need to be retrained 03 Jul 2017 04:26 ABCNEWS The Goodyear Tire company is training pilots of its iconic blimps to fly new airships in Ohio. Goodyear retired the last of its old blimp fleet in March. Its new airships have frame structures inside the envelopes to maintain their shape. It normally …
  • Walmart blimp spotted flying over Hampton Roads 01 Jul 2017 20:50 WTKR HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a…blimp? If you were in the Hampton Roads Saturday, you may have spotted a massive Walmart blimp flying over the area. According to a Walmart spokesperson, the blimp is supposed to be a fun way for the …
  • blimp spotted in Crawford County, return trip likely next week 01 Jul 2017 14:53 4-traders July 01--It wasn't a bird, plane or Superman that some residents of northwestern Crawford County saw overhead Wednesday afternoon. It was a rare appearance by the Goodyear Blimp, and it's likely to happen again some time next week. The blimp, …
  • Goodyear Tire & Rubber : blimp spotted in Crawford County, return trip likely next week 01 Jul 2017 13:56 4-traders July 01--It wasn't a bird, plane or Superman that some residents of northwestern Crawford County saw overhead Wednesday afternoon. It was a rare appearance by the Goodyear Blimp, and it's likely to happen again some time next week. The blimp, …