Seen last weekend near Hagerstown, Maryland.
From the blimp website: “It’s been more than 10 years since a Budweiser blimp has taken flight, so when adults see our Designate a Driver blimp, we hope they’ll take our message to heart and either volunteer to be or use a designated driver.”
The blimp is making a 17 week tour this summer with stops in 25 cities to encourage the use of designated drivers'
The 130-foot airship can reach a top speed of 50 miles per hour but typically cruises at between 30 and 35 miles per hour at an altitude of 1,000 feet. It requires more than 69,000 cubic feet of helium to fully inflate the American-made blimp, and it takes a crew of 13, including a pilot, to operate and transport the airship throughout the tour.
A lucky shot - right place, right time!
Linking to Skywatch.