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Goodyear Aircraft Corp


Formed 1940 to take over the Goodyear Zeppelin Corporation. Served as aircraft manufacturer and subcontractor to numerous companies during Second World War, including complete construction of the FG-1 Corsair, a Chance Vought design. Reverted to lighter-than-air craft postwar, but built a few GA-2 Duck three-seat experimental amphibians in 1947-8. GA-400R light single-seat helicopter flown in May 1954. Produced the Goodyear Inflatable Aircraft with an inflatable wing in mid-1950s.

 


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