If you have to wear something on your head to keep the sun out of your eyes while flying, you might as well show off a bit of your personality at the same time, right? Modelers of yesteryear certainly thought so!
Check out all the headgear by clicking through the posts below.
#NatsHats: Art’s Pith Helmet
#NatsHats: Some Like it Plain
#NatsHats: 1986 Nats Cap
#NatsHats: 1979 Nats Caps
#NatsHats: Two Trick Hats
#NatsHats: 1956 Nats Pith Helmet
#NatsHats: Bob Scott’s Pith Helmet
#NatsHats: One Trick Hat
#NatsHats: 2005 Nats Cap
#NatsHats: 1994 Nats Cap
#NatsHats: Dan Garfinkel’s Trick Hat
#NatsHats: 1992 Nats Cap
#NatsHats: Larry Jenno’s Contest Helmet
#NatsHats: A Flying Hat
#NatsHats: Jim Walker’s Helmet
Share a picture of your own personal shade by using the #NatsHats at the AMA’s Twitter account, or the museum’s Facebook.
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