Shirt, Pilot, Frontier Airlines

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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

Frontier Airlines, 1973

Emily Howell broke through the gender barrier to become the first American woman to fly routinely for a scheduled U.S. commercial airline. An experienced pilot when regional carrier Frontier Airlines hired her as a second officer in 1973, Howell soon advanced to first officer (co-pilot) and then to captain.

Gift of Emily Howell through Frontier Airlines

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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

Materials

Fabric, plastic, thread

Dimensions

Clothing (On Mannequin): 67.5 × 38 × 17cm (26 9/16 × 14 15/16 × 6 11/16 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

White polyester, short sleeve, seven buttons down front .

Type

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Uniforms: Civil

Inventory Number

A19761532000