Country of Origin: United States of America
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 34.3 x 26cm (13 1/2 x 10 1/4 in.)
paper, adhesive, paperboard
This Metropolitan Life Insurance Company advertisement in Life magazine for 16 September 1966 features, at left, the Rocket Belt pilot William P. "Bill" Suitor, in his Rocket Belt, when he served in this capacity for Bell Aerosystems, Buffalo, New York. Suitor was Bell's Rocket Belt pilot from March 1964 to June 1970. He made many flights, including flights on the Bell No. 2 Rocket Belt in the collections of the National Air and Space Museum.
Suitor gave the advertisement to the Museum in 2006.
Gift of William P. "Bill" Suitor