Flying suit by Baxter, Woodhouse & Taylor

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Baxter, Woodhouse & Taylor designed buoyant flying suit made from Julty 1942 for RAF air gunners who were unable to wear lifejackets in confined spaces such as gun turrets.

Details

Category:
Aeronautics
Object Number:
Y2006.25.1
type:
flying suit