Goggles, Flying, United States Army Air Service, General William Mitchell

Goggles, Flying, United States Army Air Service, General William Mitchell

     

These Meyrowitz flying goggles were worn by Gen. William "Billy" Mithcell, commander of the United States Army Air Service during World War I, and were issued to military aviators as part of their standard flying equipment.

Transferred from the United States Department of War

Physical Description:
United States Army Air Service (USAAS) flying goggles worn by Gen. William "Billy" Mitchell; chrome steel frames with tinted green glass lenses; one lens cracked and brittle natural rubber eye pads; khaki colored elastic adjustable strap; aluminum case.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
E. B. Meyrowitz

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Hangar
Boeing Aviation Hangar

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear

Materials
Frame: Chrome Steel
Lenses: Glass
Eye Padding: Natural Rubber
Strap: Elastic
Dimensions
3-D: 20.3 x 2.5 x 5.1cm (8 x 1 x 2 in.)

These Meyrowitz flying goggles were worn by Gen. William "Billy" Mithcell, commander of the United States Army Air Service during World War I, and were issued to military aviators as part of their standard flying equipment.

Transferred from the United States Department of War

Physical Description:
United States Army Air Service (USAAS) flying goggles worn by Gen. William "Billy" Mitchell; chrome steel frames with tinted green glass lenses; one lens cracked and brittle natural rubber eye pads; khaki colored elastic adjustable strap; aluminum case.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
E. B. Meyrowitz

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Hangar
Boeing Aviation Hangar

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear

Materials
Frame: Chrome Steel
Lenses: Glass
Eye Padding: Natural Rubber
Strap: Elastic
Dimensions
3-D: 20.3 x 2.5 x 5.1cm (8 x 1 x 2 in.)

ID: A19310035003