The Armbrust cup, worn over the face, converts condensation from breath into drinking water – for use in emergency landings at sea. Charles and Anne Lindbergh carried them on their exploratory trips across several continents in 1931 and 1933.
This object will be on display in the Pioneers of Flight gallery in the National Air and Space Museum's Mall building.
Image Number: WEB11358-2010
Credit: Image by Eric Long
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