Suit, Flying, United States Air Force Thunderbirds


Display Status:

This object is on display in the Boeing Aviation Hangar at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.

Suit, Flying, United States Air Force Thunderbirds



Inventory Number


Physical Description

United States Air Force (U.S.A.F.) Thunderbirds Flight suit; dark blue nomex one piece coverall with zipper down front; one upper left breast zipper pocket; one zipper pocket on eace lower leg; snap cuffs; attached waist belt; white elastic nylon draws on inside back of suit; drop fall collar; manufacture and care tags on inside right waist; attached epaulets with gold embroidered Major oak leaf rank insignia; white embroidered text over left breast pocket "3, Nichole Malachowski, Right WIng"; sewn-on embroidered U.S.A.F. Thunderbirds insignia on right breast (royal blue phoenix with yellow beak and eye, red disk for a body with a white five point star, four royal blue upper profiles of F-16 formation on white star, black letter script text "Thunderbirds"); sewn-on embroidered fifty star United States national flag on upper left arm.

Credit Line

Donated by Maj. Nicole Malachowski


Country of Origin

United States of America


Overall: Armid (Nomex)


Clothing (On Mannequin): 49.5 × 23.6 × 143.5cm (1 ft. 7 1/2 in. × 9 5/16 in. × 4 ft. 8 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