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Wingfoot One:Launched in 2014, Wingfoot One is the first of a new generation of Goodyear Blimps built on the NT (New Technology) platform. The first semi-rigid airship ever constructed at Wingfoot Lake in Suffield, Ohio, it is now based in Pompano Beach, Florida. Since it first took flight, Wingfoot One has provided aerial coverage of numerous marquee events, including the NBA Finals, the Daytona 500, the Stanley Cup Finals, the PGA Championship and the College Football Playoff National Championship.
Wingfoot Two:Based in Carson, California, Wingfoot Two has traveled the West Coast since arriving in 2017. With appearances at the NBA Finals, the Oscars, the College Football Playoffs, numerous PGA Tour events and the Rose Parade, it has already established itself as one of California’s iconic sights. Built at Wingfoot Lake in Suffield, Ohio, it is also the first Goodyear Blimp in over 50 years to act as a jump platform for skydivers, when the USAF Academy Wings of Blue skydive team made the historic leap near Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee on Sept. 10, 2016.
Wingfoot Three:Now flying at Wingfoot Lake in Suffield, Ohio, Wingfoot Three is the newest Goodyear Blimp and marks the completion of our full fleet transition to the NT model. First flown in June 2018, Wingfoot Three continues Goodyear’s nearly 100 year history of excellence and innovation in lighter-than-air aviation, the latest in a legacy of aerial ambassadors recognized throughout the world.
Blimp Facts: Science & Technology
Without its lifting gas, an empty Blimp weighs almost 20,000 lbs. Once inflated with helium and after accounting for fuel, payload and ballast, it usually weighs in at 100-200 lbs.