Wiley Post Pressure Suit

Wiley Post Pressure Suit
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Famed aviator Wiley Post made many record flights in his Lockheed Vega Winnie Mae, including a high-altitude flight through the stratosphere from California to Cleveland in 1935. The airplane's cabin could not be pressurized, so Post wore this pressure suit, created for him by the B.F. Goodrich Company.

Photographer:

Eric Long

ID #:

SI 98-15012

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National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution

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Smithsonian Institution

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