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AP FILE PHOTO, FEB. 17, 2000 | published: October 10, 2013

The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. blimp Spirit of Goodyear lifts off from the company’s Winged Foot Lake facility in Suffield, Ohio, during its first day of flight testing. Like many elderly Ohioans, the Spirit of Goodyear is retiring to Florida. The 13-year-old airship will make its final departure from Akron on Friday and will fly out of Goodyear’s Pompano Beach dock until it is decommissioned next year.



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