Cap, Ground Crew, Pennsylvania Central Airline

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

Mechanic’s Coat and Hat

Capital Airlines, 1940s

Mechanics for Capital Airlines (formerly Pennsylvania Central) wore coats and coveralls while servicing their fleet of DC-3s and DC-4s.

Gift of J. F. Ulrick

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Donated by Mr. J.F. Ulrick

Materials

cotton, embroidery thread, thread

Dimensions

Clothing: 13 × 27 × 11cm (5 1/8 in. × 10 5/8 in. × 4 5/16 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

Overseas style. Gray twill with embroidered tred white and blue "P.A.L." insignia on left side and Pennsylvania Air Lines wings. Mid 1930s.

Type

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear

Inventory Number

A19740742000