Suit, Flying, Type K-2B, United States Air Force

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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.

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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

Credit Line

Donated by Capt. Ben H. Allen

Materials

Overall: Cotton

Dimensions

  • Clothing (On Mannequin): 147.3 x 50.8 x 25.4cm (58 x 20 x 10 in.)
  • Clothing Size: Large

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

United States Air Force Type K-2B flying suit; one piece sage green with zipper down front; 2 upper zipper pockets; 1 pencil pocket with zipper on left sleeve; left breast -- leather name tag, stenciled Pilot's wings with silver letter text "BEN H. ALLEN, CAPTAIN, USAF; right breast -- red, blue and yellow embroidered Tactical Air Command winged sword insignia; left arm -- blue embroidered 23rd Tactical Fighter Wing shield insignia with winged tiger depicted; right arm -- blue cotton diamond insignia with white embroidered F-105 depicted with white letter text "REPUBLIC F-105 Thunderchief"; silver Captain's rank insignia on each shoulder.

Type

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Flight Clothing

Inventory Number

A19790546000