Shoe inserts were part of electrically heating flying suits that kept aircrew members warm when flying in unpressurized and unheated aircraft. The inserts snapped onto electrically heated trousers and were worn over leather shoes or inside leather and sheepskin flying boots. These were made by General Electric.
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Every artifact in the Air Mobility Command Museum, including this one, is part of the United States Air Force Heritage Program. We are not able to loan artifacts in the museum's collection.