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
Country of Origin: United States of America
3-D Test: 17.1 x 2.5 x 7cm (6 3/4 x 1 x 2 3/4 in.)
Eye Pads: Cotton with fleece padding
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.