US NAVY APH-5 Pilot Flight Helmet & Oxygen Mask
Circa 1957 APH-5 US Navy flight helmet and oxygen mask set. Helmet is complete with headphones, cable and jack. Rare size LARGE, made by General Textile Mills (GENTEX). Single tinted visor with spring loaded push button. Mine Safety Appliances oxygen mask dated 1957, size Small, with microphone and "Y" shaped fastening device. Same helmet as the one worn by Astronaut John Glenn during the Project Bullet transcontinental speed record with a F-8 Crusader jet fighter. An iconic naval aviator helmet. Display head is included.
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