Strategic Air Command HGU-55/P Pilot Flight Helmet
Early 1980's complete US Air Force Strategic Air Command pilot helmet and mask. HGU-55/P flight helmet with PRU-36/P MBU-5/P cut double visors (tinted and clear) assembly. Size Medium. Visor cover has the special bracket to attach the nuclear flash blindness goggles type EEU-2/P. Helmet is complete with avionics. Custom leather covered liner. MBU-5/P oxygen mask made by SCOTT, REGULAR NARROW dated 1974 with original wiring for the microphone, headset and goggles power feed. Both helmet and mask belonged to the same pilot and have been found as is. Nice and rare matching set. Display included. The flash blindness goggles protect pilots from nuclear flash blindness by instantly going dark. This kind of set-up has been used by F-111, B-52 and B-1 pilots.
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