Tire & Rubber Co. produced airships for the U.S. Navy during
World War I and formed the Goodyear-Zeppelin Corp to build
rigid airships during the 1920s and 1930s.
In 1939 Goodyear Aircraft was established
to manufacture heavier-than-air craft. Goodyear produced over
4,000 Vought F4U Corsairs during World War II under the
Goodyear Aircraft was renamed Goodyear
Aerospace in 1959 to focus on radar technology. It was
acquired by Loral in 1987, then by Lockheed Martin in 1996.