Coat, Captain, 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

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 James L. Webster


Overall: 55% Polyester, 45% Wool


  • Clothing (On Mannequin): 82 × 54 × 22cm (32 5/16 × 21 1/4 × 8 11/16 in.)
  • Clothing Size: 48 Regular
  • 3-D (Wings): 8 × 0.5 × 2.2cm (3 1/8 × 3/16 × 7/8 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

US Airways Captains coat; dark navy blue wool polyester blend single breasted coat; silver US Airways Captain of Pilots' badge on left breast; four silver stripes on each cuff; two lower flap pockets; two silver buttons down front with relief of US Airways flag logo; two upper slash pockets on inside; one lower left slash pocket with button lower left side; white polyester tailor's tag with black text "LION APPAREL" stitched on inside left pocket; black polyester owner's tag with embroidered signature "Jim W. Webster" on inside right pocket.



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