Goggles, Flying, United States Army Air Service, Gen. William Mitchell
These Aviglass flying goggles were worn by Gen. William "Billy" Mitchell, the commander of the American Army Air Service during World War I. These were a British design and were issued to American military aviators as part of their standard flying equipment.
Donated by Mrs. Thomas Byrd
United States Army Air Service (USAAS) issued flying goggles worn by Gen. William "Billy" Mitchell; aluminum frames with cotton eye cups with fleece padding; amber glass lenses with xylonite anti-shatter coating; broken elastic strap.
- Country of Origin
- United States of America
- Aviglass, Co.
- PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear
- Frames: Aluminum
- Lenses: Glass
- Eye Pads: Cotton with fleece padding
- Strap: Elastic
- 3-D: 17.1 x 2.5 x 7cm (6 3/4 x 1 x 2 3/4 in.)