Saga of the Silver Bullet


by Donya Carlson
March 2, 2015

  The first Airstream trailer was built in 1929, a tent contraption that Wally Byam made on a Model T chassis. The tent was replaced with a teardrop-shaped shelter, and a stove and ice chest were added. The first factory-produced Airstream, nicknamed the Silver Bullet because of its airplane-fuselage-inspired... Read more »

Airstream 25FB Eddie Bauer Review

Airstream 25FB Eddie Bauer

Kristopher Bunker
November 30, 2012

In the world of trailering, Airstream needs no introduction. The iconic silver-bullet styling, high-quality construction and classy interiors have been turning heads for more than 80 years. So when the opportunity ensued to spend a family weekend in the new Eddie Bauer (EB) Edition trailer at our local... Read more »

Airstream Founder Wally Byam­: RV Icon


Kathy Cabrera
July 5, 2012

For generations, Wally Byam has inspired travelers to answer the call of adventure awaiting them on the open road. Today Byam remains not only iconic but the stuff dreams are made of. As a pioneer in the building of travel trailers with the 1931 founding of Airstream Inc., Byam was a visionary and business... Read more »

Exclusive Interview: Airstream CEO Bob Wheeler

Airstream CEO Bob Wheeler

Tom Kaiser, Managing Editor
June 28, 2012

Trailer Life’s Tom Kaiser recently interviewed Airstream CEO Bob Wheeler about the opening of the company’s fifth stand-alone dealership (click HERE for that story), Airstream L.A., in San Gabriel, Calif. We used the opportunity to ask Wheeler about his company’s expansion plans, new technologies... Read more »

Photography in Motion with Boxfotos

Boxfotos Airstream

April 5, 2012

With their photography studio in tow, a husband-wife duo from Tampa, Florida, is hitting the road to share their work. Photographers Matt Larson and Rebecca Sexton Larson, co-founders of Boxfotos, launched a new adventure earlier this year called “Boxfotos Airstream.” A 23-foot, 2008 International... Read more »

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