Goodyear ZWG

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Goodyear ZWG
Role Airship
National origin United States
Manufacturer Goodyear Aircraft Corporation
Designer Goodyear
Status Cancelled
Primary user United States Navy

The Goodyear ZWG is classified as a ZW Airborne Early Warning Airship. The ZWG-1, designed specifically for the national early warning network mission, was ordered but was subsequently replaced by a much-modified ZPG design as the ZPG-3W.[1]

Development[edit]

In 1947 The ZWG designation was added in the naming scheme for airships. [2] In 1955 there was increased interest in the use of nonrigid airships as part of the national early warningnetwork. The ZWG-1, designed specifically for this mission, was ordered but was subsequently replaced by a much-modified ZPG design as the ZPG-3W.[3]

Specifications Goodyear ZWG[edit]

General characteristics Performance

Related development

N class blimp

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