Goggles, Flying, Type AN-6530, United States Army Air Forces or Navy


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:

The AN-6530 were a mid-World War II production modification for both the Army and Navy. The AN-6530 were a essentially a strengthened version of the Army Air Forces Type B-7 flying goggles.

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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 the Palley Supply Co.


  • Frames: Nickel Plated Steel
  • Pads: Rubber
  • Lenes: Plastic
  • Strap: Elastic


3-D: 15.2 x 6.4 x 6.4cm (6 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

United States Army Air Forces or Navy Type AN-6530 Flying Goggles; nickle plated steel frames; one piece gray rubber eye cussion; plexiglass lenses; ventilation tube on frame; black elastic adjustable strap; engraved "AN-6530" on bridge of frames.



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