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USN Jet Pilot APH-6 Protection Helmet & O2 Mask
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USN Jet Pilot APH-6 Protection Helmet & O2 Mask


Outstanding Helmet and oxygen mask grouping belonging to Allen E. "Boot" Hill, the first pilot to have been part of an all jet dog-fight with multiple Migs over Korea. He also made three tours in Southeast Asia between 1965 and 1973 with 386 combat missions. He also established and instructed at The US Navy Fighter Weapons School which became known as Top Gun. The helmet is an APH-6 custom made by PROTECTION INC. circa 1972-74, size LARGE with simple tinted visor. The visor housing has been custom cut to improve visibility. Pilot's name written on the back. Leather covered custom foam liner, complete with earphones, cord and jack. A13-A (MS-22001) oxygen mask size  MEDIUM made by MSA, dated 1969 complete with microphone,CRU-79 mini-regulator and ReDar hose. Hardman hardshell with J shaped bayonet fasteners. Superb set matching the period when  Allen Hill was an instructor at the Fighters Weapons School in the early 70's. Display bust is included.


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