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Belgian HGU-26/P Flight Helmet
Belgian HGU-26/P Flight Helmet

    This is a Belgian HGU-26/P  flight helmet. It was used by the famous Belgian Tiger Squadron. This helmet was flown on a F-104 Starfighter aircraft. It has all of the era's avionics and the MBU-5/P oxygen mask with single bayonet fittings.

Chinese TK-2 Flight Helmet
Chinese TK-2 Flight Helmet

    The Chinese TK-2 Helmet has a single dark visor. It was mostly used as a fast jet flight helmet. The helmet is totally complete with all avionics and correct original oxygen mask. The TK-2 is the predecessor to the TK-2A
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Chinese TK-2A Flight Helmet
Chinese TK-2A Flight Helmet

    Chinese TK-2A Flight Helmet with a YM-6505 pressure-demand oxygen mask, standard equipment for Chinese fast-jet pilots. The TK-2A is also compatible with the Russian KM-32 mask and has Russian-type electronics connectors.
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Dutch Air Force Flight Helmet
Dutch Air Force Flight Helmet

    Royal Dutch Air Force Helmet worn by Dutch pilots who fly the F-16's. Military aviation in New Zealand started in 1912 with two Army Staff Officers being sent to the UK to learn the science of flying. The flying corps received its first aircraft, a Bleriot, in 1913.

French Gueneau 458 flight helmet
French Gueneau 458 Flight Helmet

    The Gueneau 458 flight helmet is used by the French Air Force. It has a double visor (tinted or transparent) activated by levers on each side of the helmet. The  oxygen mask is an Ulmer 82GK. This helmet replaced the Gueneau 316 which was used in the 80's.

German HGU 55/G  Flight Helmet
German HGU 55/G  Flight Helmet

    The HGU 55/G is the helmet of choice for the German air force. It uses the MBU 5 oxygen mask. The helmet was used by Tornado fast-jet pilots. It has all of the original avionics and tinted visor.

Royal Air Force MK 1 Flight Helmet - Click for more Info
Royal Air Force MK 1 Flight Helmet

    The MK 1 Royal Air Force (RAF) Flight Helmet has an inner cloth helmet which contains the avionics (speaker & microphone) and also has the M-type Oxygen mask. There is also a tropical cloth head harness. These harnesses were used when flying in tropical conditions.
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Russian GSH-6 Pressure Helmet - Click for more Info
Russian GSH-6LP Pressure Helmet

    The GSH-6LP has 8 locking lugs which fasten to the flight suit. The visor is electrically heated to keep it from fogging.  It snaps down onto a gasket surrounding the faceplate.  The locking neck-ring  is also an integral part of the GSH-6.
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Russian ZSH-3 Flight Helmet
Russian ZSH-3 Flight Helmet

    The ZSH-3 is the world's most widely used jet-age helmet (worn in virtually every type of Russian aircraft).  It has an aluminum frame and shell, rubber pressure seal, oxygen regulator and visor with internal heating.  Recent versions have a mounting bracket for targeting system.
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Russian GSH-6 Flight Helmet - Click for more Info
Russian GSH-6A High Altitude Helmet

    The GSH-6A is a high altitude pressure helmet. It is complete with a fire retardant, inner communications helmet with microphone and earphones, internal sun visor, aluminum neck-mounting ring and retention cables.
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British Military Fire Fighters Helmet
British Military Fire Fighters Helmet

    The MFF-201 Protective Fire Fighter helmet is used when fighting aircraft fires. It  is made from a white resin, with face shield which has a screen material sandwiched between two layers. The face shield can  flip up. Attached to the lower part of the helmet is an aluminum covered fire-proof cape.

U.S. Air Force Flight Helmet  HGU-55P
U.S. Air Force HGU-55 Flight Helmet

    A current issue U.S. Air Force Flight Helmet model HGU-55/P. It has the oxygen bayonet receivers & the metal communications cord clip holder. The interior has a thermal plastic liner. The helmet is fully wired with military H-143 earphones.

U.S. Navy VF-84 Jolly Rogers Helmet
U.S. Navy VF-84 Jolly Rogers Helmet

    This is a U.S. Navy Gentex HGU Flight Helmet complete with the MBU 12/P oxygen mask. This helmet was used by  fighter pilots who flew the F-14 Tomcat jets. It also has  leather ear seal cups and is complete with all of the avionics, microphone and speakers.

U.S. Navy VF-154 Flight Helmet
U.S. Navy VF-154 Flight Helmet

    The exterior of this helmet is covered with 2" white reflective tape and has the design that commemorates the Naval Air Facility Atsugi, home of the Carrier Air Wing Five, and the marking for the United States NAVY Fighter Squadron One Five Four (VF-154) Black Knights.

U.S. Space Center Training Helmet
U.S. Space Center Training Helmet

    This helmet was used by the U.S. Government for Astronaut training at the Johnson Space Center. It is from the Apollo era of space exploration. The tinted visor can be manually raised or lowered.
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Australian Air Force Flight Helmet
Australian Air Force Flight Helmet

Australian Air Force
Flight Helmet

 

Polish Air Force Flight Helmet
Polish Air Force Flight Helmet

Polish Air Force
Flight Helmet

Swedish Air Force Flight Helmet
Swedish Air Force Flight Helmet

Swedish Air Force
Flight Helmet


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Here is part of our helmet collection on
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Museum of Discovery & Science
in  Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Here are some of our helmets on display at the Museum of Discovery & Science in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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