Suit, Flying, Type MC-3 Coverall, United States Air Force, Francis Gary Powers


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 Mrs. Sue Powers


Nylon, brass, steel, cotto/ nomex, leather


Clothing (On Mannequin): 152.4 x 50.8 x 30.5cm (60 x 20 x 12 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

United States Air Force flight suit worn by Francis Gary Powers; cotton flight coveralls with olive drab torso, orange left arm with olive drab rear panel, white left arm with olive drab rear panel, orange front right leg with white rear panel, and white left leg with orange rear panel; zipper down front; pencil pocket with zipper pocket on right arm; snaps on each cuff; upper and lower zipper pockets on each leg; knife pocket with snap closure on left leg thigh; zippers on each ankle; snap pocket on upper right breast; three snap waist adjustment tab on each side; white sewn in lable with stenciled number "213" on inside collar.



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