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1959 Dated Air Force P-4B Jet Pilot Flight Helmet
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The P-4B helmet retains its internal paper tag which is dated in July of 1959. The helmet is in overall very good condition. The padding for the earphone cushions is hard and fragmented. The "U.S. Air Force" decal on the left side of the helmet is approximately 80% intact. There are two cracks in the helmet, one on each side of the helmet at the upper corners of the face opening. The helmet exhibits the typical scuffs and signs of use that are seen in the jet pilot helmets of this period, the age when Air Force pilots were, as they used to say, "pushing the outside of the envelope" in ever more advanced aircraft.