Equipment, Pressure Suits and G-Suits, US Civil, Private, Wiley Post Pressure Suit, First Suit. [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

Full-length view of the first pressure suit made by Wiley Post, constructed at the BF Goodrich plant in California, 1934. This suit had no restraint system and Post was unable to bend his joints when pressurized.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

Aeronautics

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

Restrictions & Rights

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photographer

Unknown

Date

1934

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-171795

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