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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.

Display Status This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Object Details
Country of Origin United States of America Type PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear Physical Description 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. Dimensions Clothing: 17.8 x 27.9 x 30.5cm (7 x 11 x 12 in.)
Materials Helmet Shell: Leather
Helmet Lining: Caracul
Inventory Number A19190015000 Credit Line Transferred from the War Department, Bureau of Aircraft Production Data Source National Air and Space Museum Restrictions & Rights Usage conditions apply
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