This type of helmet was furnished by the Bureau of Aircraft Production to World War I military aviators as part of their standard flying equipment.
Transferred from the War Department, Bureau of Aircraft Production
Country of Origin: United States of America
Clothing: 17.8 x 27.9 x 30.5cm (7 x 11 x 12 in.)
Helmet Shell: Leather
Helmet Lining: Caracul
United States Army Air Service flying helmet; black leather exterior with brown caracul fur lining; chin strap with buckle; ear holes with leather covers; brow flap with caracul fur lining.