RVAH-3 A-5 Vigilante Pilot APH-6 Flight Helmet & Mask
Exquisite set of a US Navy RVAH-3 Reconnaissance Attack Squadron pilot's helmet and oxygen mask, circa 1970-75. Late 60's APH-6 flight helmet made by SIERRA with twin visors, clear and tinted. Flight helmet has been adorned with squadron's colours, matching the 1970's period flying on North American RA-5C Vigilante, and pilot's name (or call sign) on the back. Size LARGE. Matching and A-13A / MS-22001 oxygen mask, dated 1974, size MEDIUM, complete with avionics, ReDar hose, and BENDIX mini regulator. Chromed butterfly fasteners. Rare and complete matching set. Display is included. A very rare set, especially considering that only 167 North American Vigilante aircrafts have ever been produced.
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