Trousers, Flying, Regia Aeronautica

favorite

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:

These are standard issue Regia Aeronautica flying trousers. These trousers were worn by Maj. Gen.Alberto Briganti. Briganti commanded Italy's north western aerial defense Zone 1, or Squadra 1 (SQA1). The protection of Italy's industries centered at Milan was Brigant's primary concern.

Collection Item Long Description:

Inventory Number

A19790118000

Physical Description

Blue wool flying trousers; zipper fly; zipper on each hip; zipper on each ankle; loop belt on each hip.

Credit Line

Donated by Museo Caproni

Owner

Major General Alberto Briganti, Italy,

Country of Origin

Italy

Materials

Wool

Dimensions

Clothing: 97.8 x 48.3 x 5.1cm (38 1/2 x 19 x 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

Type

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Flight Clothing