AKRON (June 2)—Tomorrow marks the 75th anniversary of Goodyear´s first blimp flight. The "Pilgrim" took flight June 3, 1925, from the company´s Wingfoot Lake airship facility in Akron. Today the tire maker has a fleet of seven blimps that have covered major sporting events, news events, political conventions and royal weddings.
Goodyear blimps mark 75th anniversary
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