Cool Flight Suits and Jackets

(Above) 1960's era NASA flight suit of the same type worn by the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo astronauts in their T-38s. You didn't see much of these then, because the guys didn't wear their bags nearly as much as today's astronauts do. This bag looked especially cool when stepping out of the recovery helicopter onto the carrier flight deck, adorned with custom ball cap and deck shoes (yes, deck shoes. The one and only time deck shoes ever looked good with a flight suit). "Flite Wear" by Land Manufacturing, Wichita, Kansas.

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