WORLD WAR TWO US ARMY AIR FORCE A-11 FLIGHT HELMET

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Item Code: 150-290

Helmet is made of dark brown leather with black rubber earpieces for radio receivers.

The body of the exterior is in nice condition and free of any damage other than light signs of use such as minor areas of rubbing.

The back of the helmet has three leather straps for attaching goggles. The two smaller side straps snap in place at the bottom while the larger center strap is sewn. Leather chinstrap and buckle are present. The back of the helmet just above the neck also has a leather adjustment strap for a better fit.

Left side of the helmet has five snaps for attaching an oxygen mask. One is located down by the chinstrap and the other four are lined up along the front edge of the black rubber earpiece. Right side has four snaps along the front edge of the earpiece.

Interior is lined with chamois and has two chamois pads around the ears. Neck area has a black cloth tag with gold lettering that reads:

TYPE A-11

SPEC. NO. 3189

SIZE MEDIUM

P. O. NO. (33-038) 44-6548-AF

BRADLEY-GOODRICH INC.

PROPERTY OF AF U.S. ARMY

The Type A-11 intermediate flying helmet was standardized on August 6, 1943 and became one of the most popular and widely utilized helmets during World War II.    [ad]

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