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.
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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 artifacts in the museum's collection.