Garment, Anti-G, Type PPK-IU, Soviet Air Force

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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.

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

Transferred from the United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

Materials

nylon, zinc, cotton, nylon webbing, rubber bladder, pvc tubing

Dimensions

Clothing (On Mannequin): 101.6 x 31.8 x 21.6cm (40 x 12 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.)

Country of Origin

Soviet Union

Physical Description

Soviet Air Force Type PPK-IU anti-G garment; olive green nylon cutaway type "chaps,"; zippers down on right side; zipper down each leg; air bladder in legs and torso; attached air hose on left side; nylon cord adjustment ties on left and right side of torso; rubber protection patches on each thigh.

Type

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Flight Clothing

Inventory Number

A19761013000