Mask, Oxygen, Disposable


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:

Safety Equipment

Since the advent of high-altitude pressurized airliners in the early 1940s, airliners have featured oxygen masks as well as evacuation slides and rafts to aid passengers and crew in emergencies.

Collection Item Long Description:

Inventory Number


Physical Description

Yellow conical rubber with tubing, plastic sack; constant flow type.

Credit Line

Transferred from the Federal Aviation Agency

Country of Origin

United States of America


Rubber, plastics, elastic, aluminum alloy?, steel, synthetic cord, ink


  • 3-D (Bag): 29 × 16 × 7cm (11 7/16 × 6 5/16 × 2 3/4 in.)
  • 3-D (Tube): 96 × 0.5cm (37 13/16 × 3/16 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum


EQUIPMENT-Breathing Devices

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