From the bloggers at Outside Interests
At first glance, this seems like an idea that would never fly. Well, it doesn’t actually fly, but you know what I mean. Don’t forget that the father of Airstream, Wally Byam, was inspired by the designs created by Hawley Bowlus. Bowlus happened to have overseen the construction of an uppity little aircraft known as the Spirit of St. Louis. So, clamping an actual 1957 Pratt and Whitney radial airplane engine on an Airstream trailer and setting it in a pavilion at the international airport in Munich, Germany might only be a half-crazy idea.
But the trailer isn’t merely something to be amazed by. You can buy lunch out of it, and while amazed, sit and eat nearby. “We wanted something special for this great location—we wanted an eye catcher,” says Michelle Gebhardt, marketing spokesperson for the gastronomy subsidiary of the Munich Airport. The winged trailer is a business: Smokey Joe’s, which serves a selection of red and white currywursts, with various sauces of increasing degrees of heat. Smokey indeed.
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