HGU-9 Bill Jack Flight Helmet & Mask B-58 Pilot USAF
Strategic Air Command B-58 Hustler HGU-9 Bill Jack Scientific Instruments Co flight helmet, complete with avionics and specific liner. Matching nuclear flash goggles with original case, protection cover and extension strap. Matching MBU-5 oxygen mask, size MEDIUM-REGULAR, dated 1960 made by GENERAL TYRE. Special nuclear flash white oxygen hose cover. The set is presented in an original USAF helmet bag. Display head included. Very rare item. These helmets were developed as a cooler and lighter alternative to the then ageing P-4 helmet for long missions with the USSR as a final target.
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