11 - Lighter Than Air

(Part 2)

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The Goodyear Blimps

1934 Enterprise
The first Goodyear blimp Enterprise was launched
in 1934. She was transferred to the U.S. Navy
in 1942 as a training airship.
[Photo: National Air & Space Museum,
Smithsonian Institution]

1947 Enterprise
The 1947 Goodyear blimp Enterprise was a surplus U.S. Navy airship returned to the company after World War II.
[Photo: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.]

1979 Enterprise
The latest Goodyear blimp Enterprise was built in 1979. She operated until 1991, making a total of 11,218 flights.
[Photo: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.]

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