Invented by a full-time RVer, AirSkirts is made with love.


Founded in January, 2020, AirSkirts’ mission is to create the most reliable, cost-effective, and innovative solutions to RV living in varied and extreme climates.

We’re a family owned and operated startup based in Oakdale, Connecticut

Our People

Jim Phelan

Jim Phelan
Founder and Managing Director
A software architect by trade, Jim has started several companies in the B2B enterprise software space as well as served as VP at a Fortune 1000 corporation. After selling his home in Brooklyn, NY and most of his possessions, Jim began living and traveling full-time in his 2016 Airstream trailer. AirSkirts was an invention of necessity for Jim after several seasons of frustration with traditional skirting methods.

Jim Phelan

Dave Peterson
Chief Engineer
Formerly CEO and President of Eastern Industries Corporation, Dave has extensive experience with industrial design, engineering, and product distribution. As AirSkirts Chief Engineer he’s responsible for the design, specification, and engineering of the company’s products. He’s also Jim’s brother.

Jim Phelan

Melanie Newell
Operations Director
With a background in retail and hospital pharmacies, Melanie is well versed in warehousing, logistics, and customer relations. Melanie currently oversees operations at the AirSkirts warehouse in Oakdale, CT and can be found running around in the woods in her free time.

Our Shop