Vietnam HGU-2A/P USAF Pilot Flight Helmet & Mask
Vietnam era HGU-2A/P US Air Force flight helmet, complete with avionics, size LARGE. Single tinted visor with securing knob. Visor housing has been originally modified with a gullwing cut to improve panoramic vision, a common habit amongst fighter pilots with the HGU-2 helmets until the introduction of the HGU-55 in the mid-80's. The visor housing has been adorned with a McDonnel Douglas PHANTOM II decal (some scratches). Matching MBU-5 oxygen mask, size REGULAR WIDE, dated 1962 with early straight bayonets. Nice matching set. Display head included. This kind of flight hedgear was issued to F-4 Phantom drivers during the Vietnam War.
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