March 5: The Museum in Washington, DC will open today. Due to weather, the Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA is closed.
This flying suit was worn by Brigadier General William L. 'Billy' Mitchell during World War I.
Transferred from the United States Department of War
United States Army Air Service (USAAS) one piece coverall flying suit worn Brigadier General William L. 'Billy' Mitchell; exterior shell brown cotton duck cloth; 4 buttons down front; front wind flap with 7 buttons; wrap around adjustable neck collar with 5 snaps; sateen lined; separate belt with 4 loops; snaps on each cuff; 1 draw strap at each ankle with snaps; patch pockets on both sides at abdomen.