Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Metlife puts "Snoopy Three" Blimp into service

Following hot on the heels of yesterdays video of the Metlife Blimp comes a story from Business Wire that Metlife is putting their third Blimp into service. It's called "Snoopy Three" a
A-150+ model blimp, which is 165 feet long, 46 feet wide, and 55 feet tall – with a gondola that can accommodate the pilot plus nine passengers. The blimp is significantly larger than Snoopy One and Snoopy Two which are A-60+ models, with a passenger capacity of three passengers plus one pilot.
The new blimp will fly throughout August until October 2007 handeling the extended blimp schedule and supporting the other two blimps "Snoopy One" and "Snoopy Two" during the celebration of the 20-year anniversary of the MetLife Blimp Program.

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