Cap, Pilot, US Airways Inc.


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:


US Airways, 1999

The military style of the captain’s uniform has changed little since uniforms were introduced in the early 1930s. This one, worn by Capt. James Webster of US Airways, is typical.

Gift of James Webster

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Physical Description

US Airways Pilot's cap; navy blue felt top with black felt visor; silver wire oak leaves on visor; silver wire chin strap with silver buttons; black elastic band; silver US Airways flag insignia surrounded by laurel leaf wreath on peak of cap; brown leather sweat band; plastic lining; gold letter text "Superior Uniform Cap Co. CHICAGO" printed on plastic lining.

Credit Line

Donated by James L. Webster

Country of Origin

United States of America


  • Overall: Wool
  • Visor: Felt
  • Insignia: Silver
  • Sweat Band: Leather
  • Lining: Plastic


  • Clothing: 26 × 29 × 13.5cm (10 1/4 in. × 11 7/16 in. × 5 5/16 in.)
  • Clothing Size: 7 5/8

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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