WW2 USAAF US Army Air Corps Electric Flying Shoe Inserts

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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.


More Information
SKU O640
Weight 0.501000
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