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SWISS AF EARLY POST WWII PILOT  

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With the purchase of N.A. P-51 Mustangs and AT-16’s (actually Harvards), the Fliegertruppe started to mix American and Swiss manufactured equipment.

 

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This typical outfit of a Swiss Mustang pilot combines a flat collar 1940-50’s flight suit over a knitted Swiss army sweater, a modified Gfeller leather flying helmet, Type M1944 flying goggles, a Type A-14 oxygen mask with integrated microphone, a Type B4 life west, brown leather gloves and Bally manufactured flying boots. 

bcn2023-11-23

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