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Cap, Pilot, Female, American Airlines
Dark blue felt soft cap with upturned brim, silver chinstrap attached with American Airlines logosilver buttons, and American Airlines cap badge consiting of embroidered silver bullion leaves and metal AA logo on black wool backing.
This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
American Airlines, 1973
Bonnie Tiburzi became the first American woman to fly for a major carrier when she was hired by American Airlines in 1973.
Gift of Bonnie Tiburzi Caputo