The history of Winnebago Industries began in the American heartland of Forest City, Iowa over 50 years ago. We’re still here innovating and building high quality, eye-catching recreation vehicles. In the 1966 Winnebago introduce its first self-contained motorhome built on a Ford chassis with its famous flying W and iconic “eyebrow” design.
Winnebago F-17 is an economical motor home no longer than station wagon built on the Ford P-350 parcel van chassis, 104” wheelbase with 6 cylinder-300 cubic inch (4,9 lt) motor, 3 speed automatic trasmission. F-17 is the smallest of the Winnebago motorhome 1969 line-up and provides leisure living accomodations for a family of six.
Winnebago leisure living features include styrofoam insulated floors, walls and roof, flush toilets with waste-holding tanks, Lp gas stowe with automatic oven, refrigerator and hot and cold running water. Decorator selected interior feature a carpeted driver’s compartiment, upholstered adjustable bucket seats for driver and co-pilot, foam insulated floors, sidewalls and roof. Paper model scale 1/48.