Barrage balloons from Goodyear inflated and raised in Akron Ohio as wartime production increases
Akron Ohio USA Date:1941 Duration:2 min 34 sec Sound:Yes
Press and media persons with other spectators witness the inflation and raising of a great many helium-filled barrage balloons made by Goodyear in Akron Ohio, at Wingfoot Lake. Men filling balloons with helium gas. Various balloons and blimps flying high in the sky. "Goodyear" is written on some of the balloons. View of Wingfoot Lake below the balloons. A Goodyear stratosentinal balloon with six large fins capable of flying to 15,000 feet. Barrage balloon seen landing as air rather than helium is let into the lower fin as a stabilizer. A blimp with writing "Goodyear Lifeguard Tires" on it.
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