Lt. Apollo Soucek Helmet

Lt. Apollo Soucek Helmet
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Apollo Soucek’s high altitude flying helmet worn on his record-setting flight on June 4, 1930. Soucek flew a Wright XF3W Apache fighter to a record altitude of 13,160 meters (43,166 feet) over Washington, DC. He wore this fur helmet to survive the flight in the Apache's open cockpit.