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Old 01-25-2007, 05:44 PM   #15
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wally worked at...

curtiss-wright aircraft which became curtiss-wright travel trailers...

after the 'big split' they shared designs and construction methods with airstream...

since wally worked for/at curtiss-wright and the trailers were based on the pre ww2 airsteam clipper model...

in the late 40s or early 50s curtiss-wright sold the business to 3 guys...

who formed the 'silver streak' trailer company, not avion.

there were some folks from a/s that went to work for silver streak in the later years too...

silver streaks are often confused with avions...

the later model silver streaks have some yellow/gold anodized sections...

that gold/yellow paneling is a distinguishing feature....

silver streaks are very well made trailers, last built in the late 80s...

as i recall


here are pix of the '55 clipper silverstreak...looks basically the same as an a/s because it is.

and the modern silver streak sales photo and with a happy owner. this is a late model unit.
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Old 01-25-2007, 05:45 PM   #16
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Great story. Sad to see the Avion go the way of the SOB and Fleetwood.....

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