AirVenture attendees will win a ride in the Goodyear blimp, the Spirit
of Goodyear, this year.
Five lucky attendees at EAA AirVenture
2010 will win the ride of a lifetime in the Spirit of Goodyear blimp in
the I Wanna Blimp Ride Sweepstakes. The five sweepstakes winners will
take to the skies over the AirVenture grounds and Northeast Wisconsin
for a one-hour flight aboard the blimp beginning at 4:15 p.m. on Friday,
July 30, conditions permitting.
Entries will be accepted beginning at 9
a.m. Monday, July 26, through 5 p.m. Thursday, July 29, at the following
booths on the AirVenture grounds: Goodyear Aviation (Booth 2131),
Aircraft Spruce & Specialty (Booths 1022 to 1029), and Desser Tire
(Booth 1038). Sweepstakes winners will be notified via telephone on the
evening of Thursday, July 29.
The Spirit of Goodyear, which will
arrive on Tuesday, July 27, and depart on Monday, August 2, will fly
regularly during the week. When not flying it will be moored near the
EAA AirVenture Museum’s Pioneer Airport for up-close viewing, giving
visitors a unique view of an aircraft that is commonly seen only from