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48,000 cubic yards is about six-and-a-half times as big as The Goodyear Blimp.
In other words, it's 6.390 times the size of The Goodyear Blimp, and the size of The Goodyear Blimp is 0.1560 times that amount.
(for GZ-20A) The Goodyear GZ-20 model Blimp measures 7,510 cubic yards in total volume. A December, 1929 college football game between the University of Florida Gators and the University of Oregon Webfoots (later the University of Oregon Ducks) began with the blimp dropping a parachute-equipped ball from a height of 61 m (200 ft) to the field below.
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