1959 P-4B USAF Jet Pilot USAF Flight Helmet & Mask
Circa 1959 P-4B type flight helmet, size LARGE, made by CONSOLIDATED CONTROL CORP. Tinted visor with guiding rail. Helmet is complete with H-149 headset, leather and nylon suspension and oxygen mask's microphone plug on the left side. Excellent condition. This is the first version with the chrom Hardman receivers which will be superseded by the cast aluminium ones for the new MBU-5 serie oxygen masks. The P-4B flight helmet is the last of the P series, produced during year 1959 and will be superseded by the HGU-2 as soon as 1960. This is a real P-B, not a P-4A modified to P-4B specs, hence the fact that there is no rubber plug-filled hole at the back of the shell. Also included is the matching 1959 dated early MBU-3/P size MEDIUM with HARDMAN hard shell and "christmas trees" bayonets. Superb matching set.
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