The Buchtelite

Goodyear Welcomes Wingfoot Three, Celebrates History

Goodyear’s newest airship graces the airfield at Wingfoot Lake during a celebration-filled day at the historic hangar.

By Jake Herron, Online Editor

September 12, 2018

During an already historic moment for the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, which recently celebrated its 120th anniversary, the Akron-based Fortune 500 corporation welcomed Wingfoot Three to the company’s fleet of airships on Aug. 30, 2018. The new blimp was christened by record-breaking pilot Shaesta Wai...