This is a gem of a find. It is an early war issue 1. Pattern Royal Air Force Tropical D flying helmet. It is in used very good condition. The first pattern had four goggle straps and large neck flap. These helmets cam in four sizes 1 thru 4. This is marked as a size 3. Chin strap assembly is complete and fully functional. Large whiskey cup ear cups are in good condition and getting a little bit stiff. No rips or tears. The first pattern D helmets were made in small numbers and very hard to find today. These were used in tropical areas and were favored by pilots due to the lightweight and cool characteristics.. A beautiful original early war flying helmet. If there is a problem or concern contact me and Ill make it right. Once feedback is received I will reciprocate. The item “ROYAL AIR FORCE 1ST PATTERN TROPICAL D FLYING HELMET SIZE 3″ is in sale since Thursday, May 30, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Hats & Helmets”. The seller is “jgaviation” and is located in Edgewood, New Mexico. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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- Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom