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My Flying Helmet Collection

Article about: Hey guys i thought i would post some of my flying Helmets for you First up is a early B Typre Next is a Type C with G type oxygen radio mask This is a Chinese Mig 15 Pilots Helmet A G Type c

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    Ah Brilliant thanks for showing

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    Thanks Rene NP

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    Thanks, Greg - a nice bit of gear.

    Cheers, Willie.

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    Thanks Willie. I am hoping to get a another C Type with converted ear cups used by the 4th Fighter Group with an A14 Mask and MkVIII Goggles and a D Type Helmet as well.

    Cheers
    Greg

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    G'day guys. Here are a couple more i have managed to pick up. Firstly a Type C Helmet with USAAF earphone conversion with Mk VIII Goggles and A14 oxygen mask as used by Fighter pilots of the 4th Fighter Group in the UK

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    Here is the original box the A14 came in and still in pristine condition
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    And Finally a D Type Helmet mainly used with the FAA and used in the Pacific theater

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    Cheers
    Greg

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    Just AWESOME Greg!!!!!! I was able to pick up a A14 to complete my Gunner head gear that "Was Opened" at a discount from the other sealed Boxes. They are not Cheap!!!!Good for you Buddy!! So any dates on that A14???
    I'm loving your collection. Great job!
    Semper Fi
    Phil

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    G'day Phil. Thanks for that Mate. The date on the Box is Nov 1944, and just after i bought it i found one for sale here in Oz, but they are the breaks.

    Cheers
    Greg

    PS
    Did you get a tightening tool with your A14 ?

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    Quote by Studly View Post
    "but they are the breaks."

    Cheers
    Greg

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    Did you get a tightening tool with your A14 ?
    I Might need a land down under translation on that comment???? " they are the breaks."( Learning here) .There is a date embossed in the mask in the front by the mouth piece with the Made Date.

    I did not have any tools supplied just the grommets and snaps and hook in a packet with mine .

    Semper Fi
    Phil

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    G'day Phil. meaning i could have got it Here in Australia cheaper .

    Cheers
    Greg

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    Great sets The date is here from my set A14
    Regards
    René

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