The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company announced today that it has begun construction of the first of a new generation of airships to replace its fleet of world famous blimps...
The Goodyear blimp “Santa Claus Express” and the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve will conduct the third annual joint maneuver to benefit the Toys for Tots Foundation at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s blimp base in Suffield, Ohio November 30, December 1 and 2...
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, whose world famous airships have become synonymous with the world’s largest sporting events, is teaming up with ESPN SportsNation for the second time this year to get the pulse of college football fans nationwide, allowing them to decide which upcoming college football match-up will draw aerial coverage by the iconic Goodyear Blimp and be deemed the “Blimpworthy” game of the week...
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, whose world famous airships have become synonymous with the world’s largest sporting events, is once again joining ESPN SportsNation, providing fans with the opportunity to decide which college football match-up will draw aerial coverage by the iconic Goodyear Blimp and be deemed “Blimpworthy.” ..
Will Waller is London-bound! Goodyear Associate to Serve as Team USA's Basketball Captain in 2012 Paralympic Games
Will Waller, director of human resources for global finance & IT, will make a special trip to London this summer. This isn’t just any trip; it’s an amazing chance to represent the United States in the 2012 Paralympic Games as captain of Team USA’s Men’s Wheelchair Basketball team and pursue a Paralympic gold medal.This will be Waller’s second time competing in a Paralympics for wheelchair basketball...
NBC Olympics Selects Goodyear to Provide Aerial Images of its Coverage of the London 2012 Olympic Games
NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected Goodyear to provide aerial images of its coverage of the London Olympics. ..
Mandy Martin’s life has recently become a bit more complicated. Last week, Martin was elevated to the role of Assistant Pilot in Charge of the Spirit of Innovation. Just weeks prior to that, Martin found out she was pregnant (her and husband, Nick, are expecting a boy in late October). In her new professional capacity, Martin will take on additional leadership responsibilities and in her new personal capacity, she will be taking on infinite responsibilities. "I feel so honored to be a par..
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, whose world famous airships have become synonymous with big sporting events, is once again joining with ESPN SportsNation to provide fans with the opportunity to decide, via online voting, which college basketball tournament will attract aerial coverage by the iconic Goodyear Blimp and be deemed “Blimpworthy.” ..
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and the United States Marine Corps Reserve successfully conducted their second annual joint maneuver to benefit the Toys for Tots Foundation at the blimp base in Suffield, Ohio, December 9, 10 and 11. By all measures it was a record breaker in every category...
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s three blimps in the United States and the United States Marine Corps Reserve will conduct joint maneuvers to benefit the Toys for Tots Foundation at the company’s airship bases in Ohio, Florida and California this weekend...
The Goodyear Blimps' support for Toys for Tots got its start at our hangar in Suffield last year. Thanks to the great success of that single event, it has set the gold standard for the Spirit of Goodyear's sister ships in California and Florida to match in their own communities this year...
The Carson, CA Goodyear blimp base and the Spirit of America proudly join our sister ships in Akron, OH and Pompano Beach, FL this year in supporting the USMC Reserve’s Toys for Tots Foundation with a festive 3-day Open House on December 8, 9 and 10. More than 60 Southern California Goodyear tire dealers will join in the Spirit of America’s toy drive, making this year’s event one of the largest local drives in Toys for Tots history...
The Pompano Beach, Fla.-based Goodyear Blimp Base and the Spirit of Innovation – one of three blimps Goodyear employs in the United States – will host a Toys for Tots drive, in conjunction with the U.S...
SUFFIELD, Ohio, November 14, 2011 – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is making another significant gift to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Tuesday - the second in two years - with the donation of the Goodyear blimp gondola, or car C-49. The C-49 car goes to the Smithsonian on the heels of last year’s donation of a lifeboat used on the 1911 airship, Vaniman’s Akron, which utilized Goodyear’s first airship envelope. “The C-49 is a welcome addition to our collection as it fairl..
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is making another significant gift to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Tuesday - the second in two years - with the donation of the Goodyear blimp gondola, or car C-49...
Airships are in Corky Belanger’s blood. He took his first ride in an airship when he was three months old and his father, Corky Sr., flew with Goodyear for more than 10 years. Earlier this month, Belanger’s experience with airships came full circle when he was named the Pilot-in-Charge for the Florida-based Spirit of Innovation. Belanger had served as the Assistant Pilot in Charge for more than a year and his experience and leadership skills make him a natural fit for the new position. Belan..
AKRON, Ohio, July 12, 2011 -- David Plate, CEO of the Northern Ohio Red Cross Blood Services, recently presented Chief Health Officer Brent Pawlecki and The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company with the 2010 Top Corporate Blood Donor Award. “From the beginning, Goodyear has been a part of what makes us exist,” Plate said...
From the Launch Pad to the Landing Strip: Spirit of Innovation to Provide Aerial Coverage for Atlantis Shuttle Launch
Goodyear’s premium reputation as an aerial service provider opens the door to some unique opportunities. One such special event will occur on Friday, July 8 for the Spirit of Innovation. The SOI will provide aerial footage for CNN of the Atlantis shuttle launch from Kennedy Space Center. While any shuttle launch is special, the Atlantis will be the final flight for the shuttle program and news outlets have anticipated crowds of more than 500,000 people lining Florida’s coast to catch a glimps..
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s three North American blimps are assisting the Department of Homeland Security/FEMA with a request for donations to aid those devastated by recent tornados. ..
The Goodyear blimp and the United States Marine Corps Reserve will conduct a joint maneuver to benefit the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation at the blimp base in Suffield, Ohio on Dec. 3 & 4...