Goggles, Flying, United States Army Air Service

Goggles, Flying, United States Army Air Service

     

This type of flying goggles were a British design and were issued to American military aviators as part of their standard flying equipment during World War I. The donor of these goggles wore them in the post-war period from 1919 to 1920.

Donated by Leroy A. Boutwell

Physical Description:
United States Army Air Service (USAAS) issued flying goggles; aluminum frames with cotton eye cups with fleece padding; glass lenses with discolored xylonite anti-shatter coating; broken black elastic strap.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear

Materials
Frames: Aluminum
Lenses: Glass
Eye Pads: Cotton with fleece padding
Strap: Elastic
Dimensions
3-D: 19.1 x 5.1 x 7.6cm (7 1/2 x 2 x 3 in.)

This type of flying goggles were a British design and were issued to American military aviators as part of their standard flying equipment during World War I. The donor of these goggles wore them in the post-war period from 1919 to 1920.

Donated by Leroy A. Boutwell

Physical Description:
United States Army Air Service (USAAS) issued flying goggles; aluminum frames with cotton eye cups with fleece padding; glass lenses with discolored xylonite anti-shatter coating; broken black elastic strap.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear

Materials
Frames: Aluminum
Lenses: Glass
Eye Pads: Cotton with fleece padding
Strap: Elastic
Dimensions
3-D: 19.1 x 5.1 x 7.6cm (7 1/2 x 2 x 3 in.)

ID: A19790846000