This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
Southwest Airlines, 2000
Symbolic of Southwest Airlines’ casual efficiency, airline employees dress in comfortable clothes, a strategy meant to reduce fatigue, improve morale, and promote higher productivity. Southwest was the first airline to issue military-style leather flight jackets to its pilots.
Gift of Southwest Airlines
Collection Item Long Description:
Restrictions & Rights
- Clothing (On Mannequin): 70.5 × 64 × 20cm (27 3/4 × 25 3/16 × 7 7/8 in.)
- Other (Sleeve Length): 60cm (23 5/8 in.)