The AN-6530 were a mid-World War II production modification for both the Army and Navy. The AN-6530 were a essentially a strengthened version of the Army Air Forces Type B-7 flying goggles. This pair was worn by Lt. Louis R. Purnell of the 99th Fighter Squadron, United States Army Air Forces.
Donated by Louis R. Purnell
Country of Origin: United States of America
3-D Test: 15.2 x 6.4 x 6.4cm (6 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)
Frames: Nickel Plated Steel
United States Army Air Forces or Navy Type AN-6530 Flying Goggles; aluminum frames; one piece gray rubber eye cussion; plexiglas lenses; ventilation tube on frame; black elastic adjustable strap; engraved "AN-6530" on bridge of frames.