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Goodyear Blimp to fly over London in May 2022


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The Goodyear Blimp is set to fly over London on 11th and 12th May 2022, where you'll be able to see it visiting the Shard, the Tower of London and lots more iconic landmarks and locations. It will then be flying over Brands Hatch on 14th and 15th May 2022 to catch all the action at the British Touring Car Championship. You may also be able to spot the Goodyear Blimp in plenty more places across the south of the country as it flies over the UK.

Some of the London landmarks where the Goodyear Blimp will fly over include:
Greenwich Park
Greenwich Observatory
The O2
Tower Bridge
The Shard
Borough Market
The London Eye
Tower of London
The Gherkin
The Globe
Somerset House
The OXO Tower
London Transport Museum
Sky Garden
Natural History Museum
National Science Museum
Royal Albert Hall
Wembley
St Paul's Cathederal
BT Tower London
Victoria & Albert Museum
Big Ben



The Goodyear Blimp is an icon all over the world and regularly travels to key motorsport events.

Alongside key motorsport events, such as the BTCC, the Goodyear Blimp is also here to promote the launch of Goodyear's latest tyre, the ultra-high performance Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6. With superior grip, superb handling and total control in wet and dry this tyre is Ready for Anything.

Goodyear Blimp Facts:
The Goodyear Blimp is 75m long by 17.4m tall. It travels at a maximum speed of 125 km/h (77 mph) at a maximum flight altitude of 3000m (9,800ft) and can travel for a maximum of 22 hours when required. It is powered by three four-cylinder, 200-horsepower engines which are located on either side of the envelope and at the tail.

There are 4 Goodyear Blimps in total - 3 are in the US including Wingfoot One, Wingfoot Two and Wingfoot Three with the addition of the European Goodyear Blimp.

The Goodyear Blimp will be making an appearance at some iconic motorsport events and some of Europe's biggest cities throughout 2022:

29 Apr to 01 May 2022 - Munich, Germany
07 May 2022 - Belgium
11 May to 15 May 2022 - London, UK
20 May to 22 May 2022 - Monchengladbach, Germany
28 May 2022 - Nurburgring, Germany
02 Jun to 06 Jun 2022 - Bonn, Germany
10 Jun to 12 Jun 2022 - Le Mans
09 Jul to 10 Jul 2022 - Milan, Italy

You can keep up to date with the Goodyear Blimp on their Facebook page and Twitter.

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