Goggles, Flying, United States Army Air Service, Gen. William Mitchell

Goggles, Flying, United States Army Air Service, Gen. William Mitchell

     

These Aviglass flying goggles were worn by Gen. William "Billy" Mithcell, 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

Physical Description:
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

Manufacturer
Aviglass, Co.

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear

Materials
Frames: Aluminum
Lenses: Glass
Eye Pads: Cotton with fleece padding
Strap: Elastic
Materials:
Glass
Brass
Steel
Elastic
Fur
Dimensions
3-D: 17.1 x 2.5 x 7cm (6 3/4 x 1 x 2 3/4 in.)

These Aviglass flying goggles were worn by Gen. William "Billy" Mithcell, 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

Physical Description:
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

Manufacturer
Aviglass, Co.

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear

Materials
Frames: Aluminum
Lenses: Glass
Eye Pads: Cotton with fleece padding
Strap: Elastic
Materials:
Glass
Brass
Steel
Elastic
Fur
Dimensions
3-D: 17.1 x 2.5 x 7cm (6 3/4 x 1 x 2 3/4 in.)

ID: A19540041000