Flying Boots

Item

Title

Flying Boots

Description

RAF 1936 pattern flying boots 22C/80 with all leather sole and rubber heel. Worn by Battle of Britain fighter pilots and were the footwear of choice for many flyers throughout World War II. Made from sturdy chromed black leather lined with thick pile fleece, these boots include pullers sewn inside allowing for pull-on style. A tightening strap and buckle across a shallow V-shaped opening at the very top front.

Date

c. 1940

Identifier

008.130.002

Medium

Leather, pile fleece, metal, neoprene rubber

Rights Holder

2021 Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, Mount Hope, Ontario, Canada.
2021 Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, Mount Hope, Ontario, Canada.

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