This is an original early WWII issue Type A-9 summer flying helmet. Usually the type used by AAF Aviation Cadets. Made of gabardine material. This helmet is outfitted with the early leather earcups and inside is a set of type R-14 earphone receivers. Helmet is also outfitted with field applied oxygen mask snaps. Original label indicates this is a. Size medium and has 1942 contract numbers. Helmet is in used very good condition and has no rips or tears. This is a fine example of an early Aviation Cadet flying helmet. Dont miss this one. If there is a problem or concern contact me and Ill make it right. Once feedback is received I will reciprocate. The item “ARMY AIR FORCES SUMMER FLYING HELMET WithEARCUPS & RECEIVERS” is in sale since Tuesday, September 1, 2020. 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.
- Region of Origin: United States
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Theme: Militaria
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Conflict: WW II (1939-45)