1950's H-3 US Navy Jet Pilot Flight Helmet & Mask
Complete set including helmet, liner, goggles and oxygen mask of a Korean war US Navy Jet Pilot. Helmet shell is a medium size H-3 pattern (1951-54) made by "GENTEX", complete with suspension, leather/nylon headband and boom mic, superb original Naval Aviation Wings and Naval Air Training Command decals. Matching nylon inner helmet liner made by (General Textile) GENTEX, complete with earphones, cable and jack. Rigger made snap fastened securing straps. B-8/1065 flying goggles rigger modified with snaps for the H helmets side straps. 1954 dated MS-22001/A-13A oxygen mask, size SMALL with very rare US Navy specs keeper for the helmet's chinstrap. Named to VF-111 pilot LT (JG) Vern B. Andersen. Could suit a F-9 Cougar, Panther or F-2 Banshee fighter pilot display. Display bust is included.
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