RAF C Type Flying Helmet

Description

This British Royal Air Force leather flying helmet has moleskin chin and forehead lining, ANBH-1 receivers, and an elastic chin strap. At rear is a channel for internal wiring.

Donor’s uncle, Earl W. Hower, graduated from aviation cadet class 43-D. He was a P-38 pilot stationed with the 55th Fighter Squadron, Kings Cliffe, Northamptonshire, England, in WWII.

Additional Images

Filed In:
Era: World War II
Personal Equipment & Helmets: Flying Helmet
Special Collection: Foreign
Accession #:
2002-3242-0006-0003
Museum Location:
Not on display
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Disclaimer

Every artifact in the Air Mobility Command Museum, including this one, is part of the United States Air Force Heritage Program. We are not able to loan or sell artifacts in the museum's collection.

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