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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