Airstream History

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Airstreams in Hollywood – Airstream

For many years Airstreams have actually made many looks in films and tv, working as background props, primary sets, and even crucial plot points. 2022 was an especially amazing year as Airstreams were included in 3 of the year's...

History Spotlight: Airstream Class B RVs

History Spotlight: Airstream Class B RVs

Action back through 5 years of Airstream's motorized touring coach history as we chart the course leading up to today's elegant and daring lineup of Class B rvs. From our very first venture with the B-190 vans of the...

An Airstream Torpedo travel trailer being towed by a vintage car in a tropical area

A History of the First Airstream: The Torpedo

A passionate camper who enjoyed the outdoors, Airstream creator Wally Byam's very first travel trailer experiment in the late 1920s integrated a tent-like device with a Design T chassis. It wasn't long prior to he started enhancing the style,...

Airstream travel trailers lined up in front of a tall building during Airstream

The Wally Byam Foundation – Airstream

After Airstream creator Wally Byam died in 1962, a structure was developed to keep his tradition alive, promoting goodwill and financing humanitarian efforts around the globe. In his Creed, Airstream creator Wally Byam guaranteed "To play some part in...

A Look Back: 50th Anniversary of Argosy

A Look Back: 50th Anniversary of Argosy

March 2022 marks the 50th anniversary of the Argosy travel trailer-- a lower recognized however however precious item in Airstream history. With its immediately identifiable painted outside, the Argosy line reached a brand-new market and offered a crucial testing...

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