Goggles, Flying, Regia Aeronautica

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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:

This is a pair of standard issue Regia Aeronautica flying goggles. These goggles were used by Maj. Gen.Alberto Briganti. Briganti commanded Italy's north western aerial defense Zone 1, or Squadra 1 (SQA1). The protection of Italy's industries centered at Milan was Brigant's primary concern.

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 Museo Caproni

Materials

  • Frames: Plastic with felt Padding
  • Lenes: Clear Plastic
  • Strap: Elastic

Dimensions

3-D: 20.3 x 7.6 x 8.3cm (8 x 3 x 3 1/4 in.)

Country of Origin

Italy

Physical Description

Plastic one piece lens flying goggles; brown elastic strap.

Type

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear

Inventory Number

A19790116000