Wiley Post Climbing into the Winnie Mae with his Pressure Suit
Wiley Post made several prototype pressure suits during his high-altitude flight experiments in 1934-35. Wiley Post is seen here wearing his third pressure suit, using a ladder to climb into the Winnie Mae before making a transcontinental flight attempt in 1935.”
Image Number: NASM A-32382-A
Credit: National Air and Space Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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