WIRE SUIT. Royal Air Force man relaxes in suit made of 1000 yards of knitted resistance wire as electrical recording equipment is hooked up. Setup is used to measure skin temperature in a study of inefficiency in flight and impairment of safety in any emergency being made at Royal Air Force Institute of Aviation Medicine at Farnborough, England

Chemical & Engineering News, October 3, 1960 [pdf]

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