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  1. This info is from https://www.aviationarchaeology.com It may possibly be the North American O-47
  2. While researching the flight suit yesterday before making my original post I found an identical flight suit in online auction. What was very interesting in that one was some original paperwork in a pocket that looks like some grade sheets from pilot training. The embroidered name is done identically but this one also doesn't have a patch or any other additional information. This paperwork does seem to point to flight trainingas previously mentioned. The auction can be found here https://www.ebay.com/itm/WW11-flight-suit/202693963919?_trkparms=aid%3D111001%26algo%3DREC.SEED%26ao%3D1%26as
  3. I don't know much about this flight suit that I've had for a while. I've been able to make out the label, which is T.S. Lankford and Sons, Abilene Texas. I was able to find a short newspaper clipping that said the company goes as far back as the 1920s making garments for the Government. My best guess is this is WW2 or a little before. I'd love to know more about the history of these types and I'm most interested in if anyone has any guesses as which unit emblem may have previously adorned this flight suit. I've attached a photo that outlines where the patch was, I' hope someone might recogn
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