Leather flying helmet, c 1944.

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Leather flying helmet, c 1944.

Flying helmet with fittings for electric headphones and 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. Made for the Air Ministry. Side view.

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Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
13 January 2004 13:06
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Science Museum

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