Goggles, Flying, United States Army Air Service

These flying goggles were a British design and were issued to American military aviators as part of their standard flying equipment during World War I.

Donated by Helene Seaborn Hopson

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 white 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: 16.5 x 3.8 x 6.4cm (6 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)

These flying goggles were a British design and were issued to American military aviators as part of their standard flying equipment during World War I.

Donated by Helene Seaborn Hopson

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 white 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: 16.5 x 3.8 x 6.4cm (6 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)

ID: A20040025000