Goodyear Aviation

Goodyear Launches Ground School Video Series

AKRON, Ohio, March 6, 2012 – Aircraft owners and technicians looking for answers to general aviation tire questions now have an online video resource: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s Ground School video series.
Goodyear recently posted four Ground School videos on YouTube. They include:
· Goodyear Ground School: General FAQs, which addresses questions about tire replacement and other subjects.
· Goodyear Ground School: Inflation Tips, which covers proper inflation pressure, how to help avoid hydroplaning, flotation tires, and more.
· Goodyear Ground School: Inspection 101, which offers useful information about pre-flighting tires, tire conditions and other topics.
· Goodyear Ground School: Fleet Management, which discusses how Kent State (Ohio) University’s Flight School achieves optimal value from its aircrafts’ tires.
The videos can be accessed by clicking on this link. They were filmed in conjunction with the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) at Goodyear’s Blimp Hangar near Akron, Ohio, as well as Kent State University’s Flight School.
“For more than 100 years, Goodyear has been the authority that the biggest, most respected companies in the aviation industry turn to for technical information on tires,” said Rick McKenna, senior product support manager, North America, Goodyear Aviation. “Through our new Ground School video series, general aviation aircraft owners, enthusiasts and technicians can learn about tire inflation maintenance and other best practices that will help them achieve optimal returns on their tire investment.”
About Goodyear Aviation:
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is a leading supplier of aviation tires for commercial, military and general aviation aircraft. Operating a global business from its Akron, Ohio, headquarters, Goodyear manufacturers aviation tires and retreads in the United States, Thailand, Brazil and The Netherlands. For more information about Goodyear Aviation tires, retreading and services, visit