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  • noun

Synonyms for Blimp

any elderly pompous reactionary ultranationalistic person (after the cartoon character created by Sir David Low)

a small nonrigid airship used for observation or as a barrage balloon

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com, by visiting the Goodyear Blimp Facebook page or by calling (800) 344-9859.
The second blimp will be grounded until the military inspects it and finishes an investigation into the unmooring, said Navy Captain Scott Miller, a spokesman for the U.
The famous blimp is in Eugene through Sunday, part of a monthlong "West Coast Farewell Tour" before it retires in August after 13 years of flying the Southern California skies and helping TV networks show aerial views of everything from Rose Bowl football games to Super Bowls to the Academy Awards.
After covering its final event, NASCAR's 2014 Daytona 500 race, the blimp was retired.
In 2014, the gondola won a place in the Guinness Book of World Records as The Longest Continuous Use for a Blimp for its 14 year run with the Spirit of Goodyear.
However, the blimp consists one layer of helium and other of tough canvas and at 2,000 feet it wouldn't be an easy target for small arms fire and only an expert sniper might be able to hit it, but not very often.
The blimps were set to fly at specific heights, to represent the 127.
bar] Media Wales reporter Ciaran Jones gets a bird's eye view [bar] At the controls of the Goodyear airship at Cardiff Airport [bar] The blimp coming into land at Cardiff Airport.
Tradeshow attendees were invited to enter to win a blimp ride in the Syngenta booth and key media were invited to the airport to ride in the blimp and interview passengers.
The Michelin man with two other famous brand images: the Dulux dog and the Andrex puppy caption B: The Goodyear blimp takes to the air.
Goodyear's season-long marketing program highlighting college football's best traditions will kick off this weekend in Dallas with the Goodyear Blimp overhead at the AdvoCare Classic.
The Goodyear Tire and Rubber company's (NASDAQ: GT) said ABC News' "Good Morning America" co-anchor Robin Roberts is set to christen the company's newest blimp, Wingfoot One, on Saturday, August 23, in Suffield, Ohio.
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company s newest blimp took to the skies Monday for its maiden flight.
An Idaho scientist is moving forward on his quest to discover Bigfoot, as he has recently been approved to obtain funding for a blimp, which will aide in the search.
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