Coveralls as per military specification MIL-C-83141A
in NOMEX® aramid fire - retardant fabric and used by aviators
in the military community. These lightweight flyer coveralls are
designed to be worn as outer garment in the event of an aircraft
fire. This coverall conforms to the military specification MIL-C-83141A.
US Military began specifying NOMEX® in the mid 1960s. The military
specifies producer-colored fibers. With colorants incorporated
during the fiber spinning process for improved consistency in
appearance and light fastness. The largest application is the
flight suit adopted by the four major services of the US Military.
of NOMEX® are also used for combat vehicle crews and shipboard
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) uses fabrics
of NOMEX® for the outer layer of astronaut launch and re-entry
suits and as a component of its extravehicular activity suits.
of Flying Coverall (Model 304):