2020 Goodyear Engineering Explorers Program

2020 Goodyear Engineering Explorers Program
Posted on 10/08/2020

Goodyear has announced that they will be continuing their Engineering Exploring Post 2046 for the fall of 2020.  This fall, you will take a look behind the scenes at Goodyear Airship Operations. Over the course of two months, you will have a chance to learn about careers in aviation, talk to Goodyear Blimp Pilots from all three of their US bases, and compete in an airship related design challenge!  All sessions will be held virtually using Microsoft TEAMS.  Goodyear pilots and engineers will be available to assist with project questions between sessions.


Meeting schedule and topics:

10/22   Mod 1  The Goodyear Blimp: An Engineering Marvel – History, Structure, Design and Mooring System and Ground Support Team

11/12   Mod 2 Ready for Launch: Weather, Atmospheric Pressure, Climate Factors by Region and Tools Used to Assess Flight Conditions

12/9     Mod 3 Coming in for Landing: Inflight Controls, Communication Technology and Student Presentations

12/10   Mod 4 Student Presentations and Awards


Every student who would like to participate needs to complete the attached Goodyear registration packet and return by email to [email protected] by 10/20/2020.  You will receive a link to the TEAMS meetings at the email address you provide in the registration packet. Explorers is open to high school students grades 9-12 who are between the ages of 14 and 19. 


New students will be sent a registration link when they RSVP and will need to complete an additional form and pay a $10.50 registration fee.

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