POSTAGE STAMP Collection – Goodyear Blimp , ‘GOODYEAR’



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                      Goodyear Blimp

The Goodyear Blimp is any one of a fleet of airships operated by the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, used mainly for advertising and capturing aerial views of live sporting events for television.The term blimp itself is defined as a non-rigid airship – without any internal structure, the pressure of lifting gas contained within the airship envelope maintains the vessel’s shape.

  • C class blimp 1918–1919
  • D class blimp 1920–1924
  • F class blimp/Type FB 1918–1923
  • Goodyear Type AD 1925–1931
  • G class blimp 1935–19?
  • H class blimp 1921–1923
  • J class blimp 1922–1940
  • K class blimp 1938–1959, WWII anti-submarine, post-war tests
    • K-1 1938–1940, pre-war experimental
  • L class blimp 1930s–1945, WWII
  • M class blimp 1944–1956
  • N class blimp 1950s–1962
  • Goodyear ZWG 1950s

From the launch of the Pilgrim in 1925 to the retiring of the Spirit of Innovation in 2017, Goodyear generally owned and operated non-rigid airships in its global public relations fleet. In 2014, however, Goodyear began to replace its three U.S. non-rigid airships (blimps) with three new semi-rigid airships, each of which have a rigid internal frame. Although technically incorrect, Goodyear continues to use “blimp” in reference to these new semi-rigid models.Wingfoot One, the first such model in Goodyear’s U.S. fleet, was christened on August 23, 2014, near the company’s world headquarters in Akron, Ohio.

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