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In the early 1930s, Walter P. Chrysler decided to make a splash by offering a truly unique automobile for the tenth anniversary of the founding of the corporation which bore his name.  The result, introduced in 1934, were the Chrysler and DeSoto Airflows. 

Chrysler called it "The first real motorcar".  It was an engineering triumph, incorporating a combination of features rare when the Airflow was introduced, but eventually to become common. 


Some of those features include all steel design, a streamlined body - the first ever designed in a wind tunnel, automatic overdrive, movement of the passenger compartment so that occupants are cradled between the axles and not subjected to the harsh ride while perched over the rear axle and a then unique monocoque body bolted to a frame for unheard of rigidity and passenger safety.  

Chrysler's famous "Three Musketeers of Engineering" - Zeder, Skelton and Breer - followed the maxim that "fashion follows function". 

Many of the automobile buyers of the day still wanted fashion for fashion's sake, however!  While all of the features of the Airflow were eventually incorporated into mainstream automobile design, at the time the radical new look inspired either admiration or criticism. 

Take a look around our website and decide for yourself what you think of this game-changing automobile!

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2016 NATIONAL MEET VIDEO!  Be sure to check out Jon Clulow's latest creation - a video introducing you to many of the sites we'll be seeing and activities we'll be undertaking at the 2016 Annual Meet in Timonium, Maryland!  It's a must-see video, even if you're not planning to attend the combined Airflow / DeSoto Club Meet!  Click HERE.

Annual Meet Info

2016 AIRFLOW CLUB OF AMERICA 53RD ANNUAL MEETING. Our 2016 Meet will take place in Timonium, Maryland, hosted by Jon and Neila Clulow.  This meet will be held in conjunction with the National Desoto Club Meet.  For more information and a registration form, click on "Read More" below.  See you there!

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