Flying helmet, Air Ministry, c 1941.

Image number: 10317179

Flying helmet, Air Ministry, c 1941.

Leather flying helmet with zipped ear pockets and fittings for an oxygen mask. 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. Side view.

Image number:
10317179
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
13 January 2004 09:13
Image rights:
Science Museum
 

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