Wiley Post Climbing into the Winnie Mae with his Pressure Suit

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Wiley Post made several prototype pressure suits during his high-altitude flight experiments in 1934-35.  Wiley Post is seen here wearing his third pressure suit, using a ladder to climb into the Winnie Mae before making a transcontinental flight attempt in 1935.”

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NASM A-32382-A

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National Air and Space Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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