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Goodyear blimp, NT airship comparison

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CURRENT GOODYEAR BLIMPS

(GZ20A MODEL):

• Length: 192 feet.

• Height: 59.5 feet.

• Internal framework: None.

• Envelope type: Dacron/Neoprene.

• Envelope volume: 202,700 cubic feet.

• Maximum weight: 12,840 pounds.

• Maximum speed: 54 mph.

• Gondola seating: Seven people.

• Engine type: Called a “two pusher,” each 210 horsepower.

NEW GOODYEAR NT AIRSHIP

(ZEPPELIN MODEL LZ N07-101):

• Length: 246.4 feet.

• Height: 64.6 feet.

• Internal framework: Aluminum and carbon fiber trusses.

• Envelope type: Polyester with a Tedlar film.

• Envelope volume: 297,527 cubic feet.

• Maximum weight: 19,780 pounds.

• Maximum speed: 73 mph.

• Gondola seating: 12 people.

• Engine type: 3 vectored, each with 200 horsepower.

Source: Goodyear


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