Goodyear’s newest airship, the Wingfoot Three, being assembled in a hangar near the company’s Akron, Ohio, headquarters. Since this June 1 photo, the airship’s engines have been installed in preparation for its launch later this month. Photo: Eddie Ogden/Goodyear

The winds of change transform the airship industry, as Goodyear switches from blimps to Zeppelins

Goodyear’s new German-designed Zeppelins are faster and more manoeuvrable than old-style blimps, but require a huge retraining programme for pilots

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Goodyear’s newest airship, the Wingfoot Three, being assembled in a hangar near the company’s Akron, Ohio, headquarters. Since this June 1 photo, the airship’s engines have been installed in preparation for its launch later this month. Photo: Eddie Ogden/Goodyear
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