Flying helmet with oxygen mask and headphones, c WWII.

Image number: 10327648

Flying helmet with oxygen mask and headphones, c WWII.

Aertex fabric flying helmet type 22C/747 incorporating electric headphones and oxygen mask, made for the Air Ministry. At the outbreak of WWII (1939-1945), flying helmets had changed little since WWI (1914-1918), except that the fittings for goggles and oxygen masks were provided. Made for the Air Ministry. Three-quarter front view.

Image number:
10327648
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
13 January 2004 13:05
Image rights:
Science Museum
 

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