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Sullivan Tire Celebrates 64 Years with Goodyear Blimp Flight

Sullivan Tire and Auto Service is taking to the skies to celebrate 64 years of business as they offer guests a ride on a Goodyear blimp.

Goodyear Blimp Named Honorary Member of College Football Hall of Fame

The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame will induct the Goodyear Blimp as an honorary member of the College Football Hall of Fame.

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Shaesta Waiz Christens Newest Goodyear Blimp “Wingfoot Three”

Shaesta Waiz, the youngest woman to fly solo around the world in a single-engine aircraft, was on hand to christen the newest addition to the Goodyear fleet, the Wingfoot Three.

Look Up! Goodyear Blimp Summer Tour

Wingfoot One will continue its summer tour by visiting eight Midwest cities, some for the first time in more than a decade.

Goodyear Inflates a New Blimp Hanger in Los Angeles

Goodyear has inflated their newest blimp hangar in Los Angeles.

Goodyear Blimp ‘Santa Claus Express’ Returns to Town for Toys for Tots

Goodyear Blimps and the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve will conduct their seventh joint maneuver next month benefitting the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation at the company’s airship base in Ohio.

Earnhardt ‘Pilots’ Blimp, Surprises Veteran

Dressed as a Goodyear Blimp pilot, Dale Earnhardt Jr. surprised a U.S. military veteran – Paul Siverson – with a blimp ride.

Goodyear Christens Wingfoot Two

A little bit of cold and rain couldn’t stop the festivities at the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s blimp hangar on Oct. 21, as the tiremaker christened the latest member of its blimp family – Wingfoot Two. Christening Wingfoot Two, and drenching herself with Champagne at the same time, was Akron-native and philanthropist Savannah James.

Newest Goodyear Blimp To Make Inaugural Flight to Canada

After nearly a decade, a Goodyear Blimp will once again fly over the Toronto area as it provides aerial coverage of the World Cup of Hockey and Toronto Blue Jays for television partners, including ESPN and Rogers Sportsnet. Wingfoot Two, Goodyear’s newest airship, will make its first international expedition starting with a flyover of Niagara

Goodyear Sets Guinness World Record With Oversized Cornhole Game

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has set the Guinness World Record for constructing the World’s Largest Game of Cornhole. The tiremaker constructed the super-sized game to commemorate the 80th Annual Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic on New Year’s Eve in Arlington, Texas. Students from Michigan State University and University of Alabama played the game using a

Goodyear Collecting Toys for Tots at Blimp Bases

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has partnered again with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve to benefit the Toys for Tots Foundation. The tiremaker will open its U.S. blimp bases in Ohio, California and Florida to collect toys for the foundation, while giving the public a close-up view of the airships. “We are pleased to

Goodyear Searching for Best College Football Tradition

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has teamed up with ESPN to celebrate college football traditions. Starting Oct. 15, fans can visit to cast their ballot in the “Winning Traditions Driven by Goodyear” fan vote, selecting their favorite tradition from a number of recognized college football traditions. “College football is steeped in traditions that