You understand that, as a newbie, you don't know what you don't know (that alone puts you ahead of most RV newbies). In RVing, there's a LOT
need to know because, unlike a traditional "sticks & bricks" home, an RV (ANY RV) is truly a "moving target". Things that can be safely ignored for years
in a "Stick & Brick" most likely need to be checked and maintained in an RV on a regular basis. The BEST way I know of to get educated fast, is to attend an RV Boot Camp. Mistakes made with RVs are often expensive and, sometimes dangerous. At RVBC you, along with a couple of hundred other newbies, will have ALL the systems found on a modern RV explained and demystified. Arcane topics like RATINGS (GVWR, GCWR, CCC, tire, wheel and axle ratings are confusing and easily overlooked BUT, are critical for the safe operation of an RV). The RVSEF, over DECADES of properly weighing RVs, has documented that MORE THAN HALF of the RVs on the road are OVERWEIGHT in at least one parameter. At RVBC, over the course of a weekend (or longer depending on what group is presenting) attendees will gain knowledge that otherwise could take years to learn. With the Covid19 Pandemic, MOST RV events have been canceled this year. A while ago, I read online the the Escapees RV Club was considering hosting a virtual
RVBC. It's something worth looking into. RVBC graduates are SAFER RVers and, SMARTER RV buyers. It's usually a LOT cheaper to learn from other people's mistakes that it is to make those mistakes on your own. In addition to the Escapees RV Club, FMCA, the RVSEF and RV~Dreams all offer their own version of this important educational product. JUST DO IT! You can thank me later.
PS: You bought an Airstream. The Quality Control at Airstream is BETTER that the QC at most other RV builders (often significantly
better). That's one reason that Airstreams cost more. With proper care, it's common to see Airstreams that are DECADES OLD still in service and, commanding higher resale prices than "ordinary" RVs.