Coat, Shop, 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

Manufacturer

Credit Line

Donated by Mr. J.F. Ulrick

Materials

Cotton, yarn, iron alloy, thread

Dimensions

Clothing (On Mannequin): 106 × 46 × 18cm (41 3/4 × 18 1/8 × 7 1/16 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

White cotton, four metal buttons down front. Cloth belt with metal buckle. Size 32 regular. Has insignia "P.C.A. the Capital Airline" embroidered on back. Pocket on upper left breast and two lower pockets. Some oil stains.

Type

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Uniforms: Civil

Inventory Number

A19740743000