WW2 USAAF US Army Air Corps Electric Flying Shoe Inserts
VINTAGE WWII USAAF SHOE FLYING ELECTRIC Q-1 1945
Army Air Force shoe, flying, electric overshoe insert TYPE Q-1 Size L by GE Made In USA
Manufactured by the Northern Electric Company. Size large (9 - 10). A heated shoe/flying boot insert for use in the A-6 and A-6A boots in conjunction with F-2 and F-3 flying suits. Excellent, unissued condition. Army Air Force stamped/labelled. Made in 1945
We have 2 variations a and b
Original WW2 surplus. O.D. cotton with tie straps and terminal snaps. Like-new condition. These only come in size L (Large)
Features of the Shoe-Insert:
- Condition: New - NO DAMAGE
- Made of Natural Canvas with Ankle Ties
- Size Large (9-10)
- Type Q-1
- Manufacturer: General Electric Cat. No. PA22-E1
- No. 3236
- Stock Number: 8300-701460
- Order No. (33-038) - 45-4356-AF
- US Pat. 2118017 2227154
- Made in USA
American high altitude flight booties. Bomber crews wore these inside their boots to warm their feet. They were plugged into a socket that was adjusted by a heat control knob.
They were part of the electric flight suit.
Circa 1944 - 45 24 Volt
We have two types of attachements on the booties.
A) Comes with snaps ($39.95)
B) Comes with a bakelight detachable plug E-1 glove / D-1 shoe ($49.95)
Please choose which type you want when purchasing.