1956 / 1957 Airstream Flying Cloud - 13 Panel / Whale Tail

It does not get any better in a classic vintage Airstream ... the gorgeous 1956 / 1957 Flying Cloud Whale Tail.

This trailer is titled as a 1957, but serial number research indicated it is likely a 1956 model.

Under current ownership for the last 22 years.

July 2020 Polk Associates Appraised Value: $37,400

Over 100 detailed photos and a 12 min video provided by the owner to document the trailer here in this Google Photos Album:


Notable Features:

Serial 8136

  • 22 feet Bumper to Trailer Ball and under 2900 lbs
  • 13 Panel Front End Cap design
  • Whale Tail Rear End Cap design
  • Original Door-In-Door
  • Original Style (replacement) Lever Door Handle
  • Original Refrigerator - Functioning
  • Original Stove / Oven - Functioning
  • Original Electric Water Heater - Functioning
  • Original Wet bath with original fixtures all in good working order
  • Original Interior Gas Lantern Functioning
  • Original Gas powered Wall Heater - Untested
  • Original 120v Lighting fixtures
  • All exterior marker and signal lights functioning
  • Custom Vintage Style Pole / Canopy Awning
  • Original copper plumbing system functioning
  • Modern leatherette jack-knife sofa in the lounge area replaced original pull-out sleeps 2
  • Portable AC unit in front lounge area

Exterior Condition Notes - please see detailed photos.

  • Exterior polished
  • Minor scratches / dings around the trailer, minor hail damage on upper surface and vent covers, a couple of bullet holes for character.
  • Flat pane glass cracked in 2 windows.

Additional Notes

  • this trailer is not set up for off grid camping. There is no on-board fresh water tank - no gray water tank. AC Power is required to operate the fridge and lighting - there is no 12v battery system on this trailer

    • a black water tank has been installed under a modern toilet
    • separate gray water drain - no gray tank so hookups or portable bin required
    • this trailer has sustained water damage to the floor years ago that was repaired - I have details on the damage and repair available to purchaser.
Direct Contact email or Phone Number: ward@airstreamhunter.com
Year: 1957
Length: 22
Manufacturer: Airstream
Model: Flying Cloud
Style: Travel Trailer
Condition - Select all that apply:
Partial Restoration
Full Restoration
Ready to Camp
Listing created Sep 14, 2020

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