Goodyear plans to replace their fleet of blimps with bigger zeppelins. The Tire giant will work with a German firm to build three rigid-structure airships. Starting in 2014, Goodyear will begin to swap out the blimps, including the one based in Carson.
Photo: The shadow of the blimp can be seen as the airship moves over the South Bay. More photos on Framework. Credit: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Goodyear plans to replace their fleet of blimps with bigger zeppelins. The Tire giant will work with a German firm to build three rigid-structure airships. Starting in 2014, Goodyear will begin to swap out the blimps, including the one based in Carson.

Photo: The shadow of the blimp can be seen as the airship moves over the South Bay. More photos on Framework. Credit: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times