Vintage Original U. S. WWII Army Air Force Aviator Flight Helmet Set
WWII Army Air Force Aviator Flight Helmet Set. Original Items: Only One Available. WWII USAAF Leather flight helmet type A-11 made by the Selby Shoe Company Size medium. Leather strap on left side broken. WWII USAAF headset receiver ANB-H-I by Best MFG Co of Irving NJ with all wiring in excellent condition. WWII USAAF Oxygen Mask Type A-14 manufactured by Bulbulico, the Ohio Chemical Mfg. Mask has some light tearing on face side at nose and mouth opening. Three about 1/2 cracks , again due to age and rubber hardening. An incredible good condition U. Army Air Force leather flying helmet and oxygen mask that you might not encounter ever again. The Type A-11 intermediate flying helmet was standardized on August 6, 1943 and became one of the most popular and widely utilized helmets during World War II. There were numerous but minor changes relating to the oxygen mask attachments made during its production run but continued to keep the A-11 designation. The rubber earphone mountings were designated for the Type ANB-H-1 radio receiver. The helmet remained in Air Force service during the Korean War. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) continued to use the helmet in high altitude training through the mid-1970s. United States Army Air Forces. Type A-11 Intermediate Flying Helmet; seal brown cape leather exterior shell with black rubber earphone cups. Very rare item is not one to go back and forth. The item “Vintage Original U. S. WWII Army Air Force Aviator Flight Helmet Set” is in sale since Sunday, August 19, 2018. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Hats & Helmets”. The seller is “pedrodesp1″ and is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States