Vietnam APH-5 Helicopter US Army Pilot Flight Helmet
APH-5 Army type flight helmet, made by GENTEX. Dated 1968. Complete with boom mic, headphones, cable and jack. Period modified with early SIERRA oxygen mask receivers, typical of the OV-1 MOHAWK pilots during the Vietnam war (see video attached in which a pilot is seen with exact same helmet). Leather covered cushion pads on Styrofoam liner. Size LARGE. Matching oxygen mask is dated 1968, size LARGE, made by SIERRA, complete with hard shell and microphone. Typical period equipment for US Army Aviation crews during Vietnam war. Rare matching set. Display is included.
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