LIST | LeBlimp James suggested for new Goodyear blimp name

It all started March 14, when the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company asked the public for suggestions in naming its newest blimp. Goodyear got lots of suggestions -- 15,000 of them -- and narrowed it down to 10 finalists.

See the finalists and cast a vote

You have until noon May 9 to cast a vote.

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Now Goodyear has made known some of the names that were suggested that DIDN'T make the final cut. And some are hilarious.

In the music-related list were:

  • Bruno to Mars Blimp
  • Blue Ivy Blimp
  • Flying One Direction
  • Mackle-BLIMP-more
  • Tread Zeppelin

In the sports-related category, these were suggested:

  • LeBlimp James
  • El Capitan Airship
  • Sid the Kid
  • Manning Bros Blimp.

There were also some TV-related names submitted:

  • House of Blimps
  • Breaking Blimps
  • JImmy Blimpel
  • Blimpy Fallon
  • Extreme Makeover Blimp Edition
  • Good Blimp America
  • Good Morning BlimpErica

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Want to know more about the new blimp?

See where Goodyear unveils new blimp

WATCH time-lapse video of new blimp's construction (Courtesy of Goodyear)


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