Goodyear’s new Wingfoot Three takes to the skies. Reported by Jim Mackinnon. Goodyear’s newest blimp is flying. Wingfoot Three took off about 8:55 a.m. Monday into the rising sun at the Wingfoot Lake blimp base where it was built. The semi-rigid airship revved its engines, disconnected from its mast truck, backed up a bit and then slowly rose. The airship circled the hangar and then headed out for its first flight test, which was expected to last between five and six hours. For more on this and other stories, visit Ohio dot com or pick up the latest copy of the Akron Beacon Journal today.