COMPARISON SHEET - GZ20A/Goodyear NT
|First Airship Built (Earlier Goodyear Models date back to 1919)||1971||2013|
|Overall Length||192 feet||246.4 feet|
|Max. Envelope Width||46 feet||64.6 feet|
|Internal Framework||None||Aluminum and Carbon Fiber Trusses|
|Envelope Type||Dacron/Neoprene||Polyester with a Tedlar film|
|Envelope Volume||202,700 cu.ft.||297,527 cu.ft.|
|Envelope Life||10-14 years||10 years+|
|Max. Weight||12,840 lbs.||19,780 lbs.|
|Max. Speed||54 mph||73 mph|
|Aerial LED Sign, # LED||Yes; 82,656||Yes. Under development. # TBD|
|Static Lift*||2,530 lbs.||2,940 lbs.|
|Max. Dynamic Lift||800 lbs.||1100 lbs.|
|Total Useable Lift||3,330 lbs.||4,040 lbs.|
|Engines/Type||2 Pusher||3 Vectored|
|Engine Horsepower||210 each||200 each|
|Endurance**||24 hours||24-40 hours ***|
|Noise Level in Decibals In/Outside Gondola||110/110||64/ 69.4 ****|
* Payload with 1 pilot (standard 170 lbs) and fuel (gasoline at 6 lbs. per/gallon) for 10 hours at cruise power. All figures based on standard atmospheric conditions and optimum airship design characteristics.
** Based on cruise power, maximum fuel load and optimum atmospheric conditions.
*** Maximum endurance in conjunction with optional extended range kit.
**** External noise level at 1,000 feet AGL at max. Continuous power on all engines, measurement according to ICAO Annex 16. Vol. 1, Chapter VI.
All data compiled from FAA and EASA (European) government type certificate data sheets, manufacturerâs manuals and web sites specifics. All technical data of the Goodyear NT airship refer to the Zeppelin model LZ N07-101.