HGU-26 USAF Flight Helmet & Mask 38th TRS USAF
Circa 1974-76 HGU-26/P US Air Force McDonnell Douglas RF-4C Phantom RIO (Radar Interceptor Officer) flight helmet and oxygen mask grouping. Visor housing for clear and tinted shades with the 38th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron colors and modified at the back to enhance the ventilation. Felt tape on visor housing to protect the aircraft's canopy. Black leather custom liner. Complete with avionics. Matching 1971 dated MBU-5 oxygen mask made by SIERRA, size LONG-NARROW. Carrying bag (zipper damaged). The set was the property of USAF Captain Ronald W. Sager, Silver Star, Distinguished Flying Cross and Air Medal awards for the numerous operations conducted during "Rolling Thunder" in Vietnam. Display included.
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