Helmet, Flying, Protective, Type APH-6/D, United States Navy

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Inventory Number

A19790198000

Physical Description

United States NavyType APH-6D protective flying helmet; painted yellow shell with glitter; black tape arrow heads on top; black tape stripe with arrowhead cutouts on rear of helmet; VF-84 Fighting 84th "Jolly Rogers" Skull and Cross Bones insignia on left and right side; green gray hidden sun visor with white plastic knob; black leather padded lining; white nylon adjustable chin strap with steel snap; integrated headphones with black leather padding; black headphone patch chord on rear of helmet; mounts for oxygen mask bayonet clips on each side; silver letter signatures on inside leather lining "KEN KREPPS BM2, MOON MORGAN PR2 5/25/79"

Credit Line

Transferred from the United States Naval Air Development Center

Manufacturer

Country of Origin

United States of America

Materials

  • Shell: Plastic
  • Vistor: Plastic
  • Lining: Leather
  • Gasket: rubber

Dimensions

  • 3-D: 22.9 x 21.6 x 26.7cm (9 x 8 1/2 x 10 1/2 in.)
  • Clothing Size: Large

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Type

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear