Vietnam APH-5A Helicopter US Army Helmet
APH-5 Army type helicopter crew flight helmet, made by GENTEX. Dated 4/1966. Size MEDIUM. 2nd pattern with white plastic visor housing. Complete with boom mic, headphones, cable and U-93A/U jack. Leather covered cushion pads. Period ear plugs. Mint condition. Also included is the original carrying bag. Typical period equipment for helicopter crews during the early years of Vietnam war. Most pilots and door gunners will camouflage them with OG-107 paint for obvious survival reasons. These helmets will be superseded by the green ones from year 1966-67.
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