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Old 05-26-2009, 04:04 PM   #1
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Is this an AirStream??? if not...WHat???

We just saw this rig in a field in Texas. It was too far away to read the
writing above the front window.
Is it an old Airstream or an old Navion?
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Old 05-26-2009, 04:21 PM   #2
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We just saw this rig in a field in Texas. It was too far away to read the
writing above the front window.
Is it an old Airstream or an old Navion?

My guess is Avion.

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Old 05-26-2009, 04:31 PM   #3
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By looking at the many segmented strips of aluminum at the corners my guess is an Avion also which is common with their trailers.
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Old 05-26-2009, 04:46 PM   #4
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Looking at the photo I think the nameplate is Airstream. Too many letters for Avion.
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Old 05-26-2009, 04:49 PM   #5
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Avion , corners are too square to be 13 panel Airstream.IMO.Dave
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Old 05-26-2009, 05:03 PM   #6
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This looks like an Avion.
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Old 05-26-2009, 05:16 PM   #7
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I'm far from an expert on 1950s 13 segment Airstreams -- but think those would have door-in-a-door. Looks like an Avion anyway.
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Old 05-26-2009, 08:24 PM   #9
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I'm far from an expert on 1950s 13 segment Airstreams -- but think those would have door-in-a-door. Looks like an Avion anyway.
i'm far from an expert too but i do have a 13 panel '56 flying cloud and i'd say the trailer in the pic is an avion. also in regards to bob's comment about the door i do have the door within a door but also my door is rounded at the top and this trailer has a square top to the door.
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Old 05-26-2009, 08:36 PM   #10
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I think the door is the giveaway
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Old 05-26-2009, 09:57 PM   #11
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get it! could polish out pretty nice and might have some nice woodwork inside.
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Could it be a Silver Streak or one of the other Airstream clones of the '50's?
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Old 05-27-2009, 12:16 AM   #13
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I would guess a mid sixties Avion. Here is a side by side of my 68 Airstream and 59 Avion.
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Old 05-27-2009, 04:28 AM   #14
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Definately an Avion...too square and flat on the top...go get it...you need another one ;-)
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