Helmet, Flying, Protective, French Air Service
The Roold protective flying helmets were standard issue to French pilots during World War I. They are made from a light weight cork, covered with an oilcloth, and then painted brown.
Donated by Sternheimer Brothers
French Air Service protective flying helmet; brown painted oilcloth covers protective cork shell; khaki cotton chin straps with white cotton lining; dark brown protective ear pads with brass centers; brown short brim in front.
- Country of Origin
- PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear
- Overall: cork
- Cover: Oilcloth
- Chin Strap: cotton
- Buttons: plastic
- Ear protectors: brass
- 3-D: 14 x 27.9 x 25.4cm (5 1/2 x 11 x 10 in.)