Shirt, Pilot, Female, American Airlines


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:

First Officer

American Airlines, 1973

Bonnie Tiburzi became the first American woman to fly for a major carrier when she was hired by American Airlines in 1973.

Gift of Bonnie Tiburzi Caputo

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Physical Description

White long sleeve shirt buttoning on the female side, with shoulder straps, two patch pockets with buttoned flaps, and flight officer rank slip-ons consisting of three rows of white lace on dark blue backing.

Credit Line

Gift of Bonnie Tuburzi Caputo.

Country of Origin

United States of America


  • Overall - cotton/polyester
  • Buttons - plastic


Clothing (On Mannequin): 65 × 40.5 × 19cm (25 9/16 × 15 15/16 × 7 1/2 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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