In the ARC workshop today, this 1950’s classic Whale Tail Flying Cloud Airstream project is almost ready to go to it’s delighted owner. We’ll be having a photoshoot of the Airstream in the owner’s garden with our expert photographer, Jeremy Phillips: so watch this space for some super glamorous interior shots coming soon!
In the ARC workshop today, we are starting to fit this new seating area into the Whaletail Flying Cloud Airstream:
Meanwhile, Luke is removing the old belly pan from this Airstream, ready to replaced with a new one:
In the ARC workshop today: we are fitting these fibre optic lights into the ceiling of this Whaletail Airstream to create a starlight effect.
In the workshop today – this wonderfully curvy vintage 1953 Flying Cloud Whaletail Airstream is getting a polish:
Moby has returned to Dorset again for a summer break with his owners and some Airstreaming friends – here are some snaps his owners sent us, wish you were here?
The Whaletail Airstream gets a final once over before departing for Dorset where he will spend the Summer as a holiday home for his owners. Photo shoot booked for September on location in Dorset.
In the workshop today: this 1950’s Airstream is being carefully renovated and features an original Airstream sink and taps.
There are a mixture of vintage and modern fittings on the bathroom cupboard:
The brand new window pelmets are handmade in brushed steel:
Here you can see the whaletail shape from the inside, with new modern downlighters
Here’s the Whaletail Airstream getting the American Retro Caravans special treatment with a very thorough exterior polish
Here’s ‘Moby’ the Whaletail braving the half term weather in Dorset for the Queen’s jubilee celebrations. Clients Doug and Lucy met up with other Airstreaming friends, taking Moby on a trial run before finishing back at the workshop. Moby is being fitted out in iconic Airstream style with vintage fixtures and fittings and we’ll be sure to post more pictures of this trailer once it is complete.
Moby and friends in Dorset
The kids get busy for the Jubilee
Dinner time in the classically-styled Airstream
Here are some photos of a vintage 1950’s Whale Tail Airstream that we are working on. Teak wood veneers and a mint green 50’s Smeg oven really work well in this retro feel Airstream.
The client wanted us to use vintage parts where ever possible so we have fitted original hinges and catches.