Goggles, Flying, Type B-8, United States Army Air Forces

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Display Status:

This object is on display in the Jet Aviation exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

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 Albert K. McCutcheon

Materials

  • Frames: Rubber
  • Lens: Plastic
  • Strap: Elastic

Dimensions

3-D: 19.1 x 7.6 x 9.5cm (7 1/2 x 3 x 3 3/4 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

United States Army Air Forces Type B-8 Flying goggles; black rubber frames with polarized one piece plastic lens; khaki adjustable elastic strap with stenciled number "M4092"; chamois lining on inside of frame; embossed text "POLAROID, AVIATION GOGGLE, NO. 1065, T.M. REG. U.S. PAT. OFF." on frames.

Type

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear

Inventory Number

A19761973000