This Is Not Your Father's Goodyear Blimp, Faster, More And Carbon Fiber

The Goodyear logo is seen at the South Pacific Tyres facility in Somerton, Victoria, about 20km from Melbourne
Akron, Ohio-based Goodyear swings to a third-quarter net profit of $161 million versus a $20 million loss last year, partly on an 18 percent jump in revenue per tire.

Goodyear is building an advanced carbon-fiber blimp that offers better maneuverability and speed, according to

Designed by a German company, the blimp will be the newest generation of Goodyear’s zeppelin fleet. The new fleet will use a carbon fiber and aluminum frame wrapped in a polyester envelope.

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