From the Footlocker: High Speed Flight Information for Pilots

Well sorry for that long title but there wasn't a good way to abbreviate. Here is a 1951 manual on all the things pilots would need to know for the new speeds that these new jets will be flying at. It is pretty interesting and the information I'm sure would entertain a pilot. Personally I …

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From The Footlocker: 1950’s Flight/G-Suit

This was used in F2H Banshees and F9F Panthers/Cougar. I think I have a VHS somewhere showing the owner wearing this and climbing into a Cougar at El Toro during his conversion training from propeller jet aircraft for the Korean War. After it's service life this suit and helmet went on to be the Halloween …

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From the Footlocker: G1 Navy Flight Jacket

Part of the Continuing From the Footlocker saga. The G-1 Navy flight Jacket was the naval contemporary of the famous Army/Air Force A2 jacket. They were really popular for their quality and warmth and general stylishness. This one is from Post WWII/Korea (although most likely made during WWII). It was a replacement for the original …

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