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N3A — - Like the zeppelin's of the past, the newest Goodyear zeppelin "Wingfoot 3" aka N3A takes to the skies and drops water from its ballast tank. Feb - 2021 Carson, CA.
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N3A —


Like the zeppelin's of the past, the newest Goodyear zeppelin "Wingfoot 3" aka N3A takes to the skies and drops water from its ballast tank. Feb - 2021 Carson, CA.


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James Driskell
Is the really a zepp or is it a blimp. Don't zepps have a ridged internal frame?
James Driskell
Is the really a zepp or is it a blimp. Don't zepps have a ridged internal frame?
Nathan CervantesPhoto Uploader
James this is a zeppelin. It has a rigid internal frame.
Robin Rebhan
Beautiful sight to see in the sky! You will never have to rush out of the house or you'll miss seeing it ;-)
Robin Rebhan
What is that screen or netting mid-ship?
Robert Sloane
we flew in the BUD blimp/airship a few years back...like over 10 and it was a different kind of flying.
nothing like a 45 degree ascent angle and fans screaming and your only moving slow like a turtle. AWESOME ride
Paul Barrett
Robin, that is the "message board" which now seems to be more of a display, comprised of thousands of LEDs. It used to be very simple scrolling messages several letters at a time and some crude graphics ability. I used to live in the South Bay (LA) and saw these all the time, I wonder what that display can do now!
Rob Lamb
Years ago used to take my now forty year old son down to the Carson Blimp-port. We would stop for doughnuts on the way, and he would sit on the grass, eat his doughnut, and was entirely enthralled. At some point he even had a ride-on Good-Year Blimp. He would pedal that thing all around the living room and den.

He still remembers going down to see the blimps. And the doughnuts.
Steven H Wilcox
A classic!
tom eesley
tv camera . water dump . so cool
It is a real Zeppelin NT. The lighter than air airship has a internal structur of carbon-cross-beams and aluminium longerons, indeed. And the hull has a thickness of 2 mm and is fastend to the internal structure with 4700 tie raps. So lift come from the internal helium and the all the forces (drag, steering, load) go directly into the internal structure. We call it a semi-rigid airship.
And defninitely it is NO blimp.
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
28-Sep-2022 UnknownNear Hobbs, NM First seen 08:55AM MDT En Route
27-Sep-2022 UnknownNear Lubbock, TXNear Seminole, TX First seen 03:31PM CDT Last seen 04:40PM CDT 1:08
26-Sep-2022 UnknownDrake Fld ()Near Chickasha, OK 10:11AM CDT Last seen 01:38PM CDT 3:27
25-Sep-2022 UnknownDrake Fld ()Drake Fld () 08:35AM CDT 02:37PM CDT 6:01
24-Sep-2022 UnknownDrake Fld ()Drake Fld () 08:37AM CDT 02:20PM CDT (?) 5:43
23-Sep-2022 UnknownDrake Fld ()Drake Fld () 08:47AM CDT 01:56PM CDT (?) 5:09
22-Sep-2022 UnknownDrake Fld ()Drake Fld () 05:11PM CDT 05:53PM CDT (?) 0:41
22-Sep-2022 UnknownNear Fort Scott, KSDrake Fld () First seen 01:53PM CDT Last seen 04:30PM CDT 2:36
22-Sep-2022 UnknownNear Topeka, KSNear Ottawa, KS First seen 12:14PM CDT Last seen 12:38PM CDT 0:23
21-Sep-2022 UnknownNear Topeka, KSTopeka Rgnl () First seen 09:09AM CDT Last seen 03:43PM CDT 6:34
20-Sep-2022 UnknownNear Topeka, KSTopeka Rgnl () First seen 11:04AM CDT Last seen 03:39PM CDT 4:34
20-Sep-2022 UnknownNear Topeka, KSTopeka Rgnl () First seen 09:48AM CDT Last seen 09:57AM CDT 0:08
20-Sep-2022 UnknownTopeka Rgnl ()Topeka Rgnl () 08:59AM CDT 09:07AM CDT (?) 0:08
19-Sep-2022 UnknownNear Higginsville, MOTopeka Rgnl () First seen 02:20PM CDT Last seen 04:33PM CDT 2:13
19-Sep-2022 UnknownNear Washington, MONear Washington, MO First seen 11:33AM CDT Last seen 11:34AM CDT 0:00
19-Sep-2022 UnknownSt Louis Rgnl ()Greensfield () 10:15AM CDT 11:12AM CDT (?) 0:57
17-Sep-2022 UnknownNear Paris, ILSt Louis Rgnl () First seen 11:14AM CDT Last seen 02:37PM CDT 3:23
17-Sep-2022 UnknownIndianapolis Rgnl ()Butler Fld () 10:20AM EDT 11:50AM EDT (?) 1:30
16-Sep-2022 UnknownNear Wapakoneta, OHIndianapolis Rgnl () First seen 02:28PM EDT Last seen 03:57PM EDT 1:29
16-Sep-2022 UnknownNear Marion, OHHardin County () First seen 01:19PM EDT Last seen 01:44PM EDT 0:24
16-Sep-2022 UnknownWingfoot Lake Airship Operations ()Near Mansfield, OH 10:36AM EDT Last seen 12:39PM EDT 2:02
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