Goggles, Flying, United States Army Air Service
These flying goggles were of British design and were issued to United States Army Air Service (USAAS) aviators as part of their standard flying equipment during World War I.
Donated by Mrs. Mary E. "Mother" Tusch
United States Army Air Service (USAAS) issue flying goggles; aluminum frames with cotton eye cups with fleece padding; glass lenses with discolored xylonite anti-shatter coating; broken elastic strap.
- Country of Origin
- United States of America
- PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear
- Frames: Brass/copper alloy
- Lenses: Glass with xylonite coating
- Eye Pads: Cotton with fleece padding and steel wire, velvet
- Other: Leather, rubber
- Strap: Elastic
- 3-D: 20.3 x 3.8 x 7cm (8 x 1 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.)