It’s A Bird, It’s A Plane…

…it’s the Goodyear Blimp flying over the Hub City!

The Goodyear Blimp was spotted flying into Lubbock from the northwest around 2:30pm Friday afternoon. It’s here as a part of McWhorter’s Tires 75th Anniversary and will make a fly by during the Texas Tech homecoming game against Iowa State on Saturday.

The blimp will also make a dream come true for a 7 year old Lubbock Cooper Central Elementary School student.  Andrew Ferris has been interested in blimps for over a year.

Andrew wrote to Goodyear (the blimp department) to let them know that one day he would love to visit one of their blimps.

And now, Andrew’s dream comes true, as he will get a RIDE in the Goodyear Blimp!

A Lubbock boy who loves blimps will have his high-flying dream come true on Saturday thanks to McWhorters Truck Center and the Goodyear Blimp

Posted by KCBD NewsChannel 11 on Wednesday, October 18, 2017

WATCH LIVE: The Goodyear Blimp is flying into Lubbock! KCBD's Daniel Alvarado is there to see the blimp land. If you missed it, check out the 7-year-old Lubbock child whose blimp dreams are coming true this weekend: https://buff.ly/2l51Fbc

Posted by KCBD NewsChannel 11 on Friday, October 20, 2017

The Goodyear blimp flew over our school as the children played outside. They were so excited to see such a sight!

Posted by Dorothy Gomez Tavarez on Friday, October 20, 2017

 

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