- This helmet was used during testing of a developmental, full pressure suit that was part of a series of pressure suits developed by B.F. Goodrich in the early and middle 1950s. One advanced feature of this suit was the zippered sizing adjustments and a bayonet-type neck disconnect to which the helmet was attached.
- The US Navy, Naval Air Material Center transferred this helmet to the National Air and Space Museum in 1956.
- Data Source
- National Air and Space Museum
- Firewel Co.
- Credit Line
- Transferred from the US Navy, Naval Air Material Center, Philadelphia
- Exterior shell: Aluminum, fiberglass, paint, USN logo
- Lining: Rubber, foam, leather, nylon, suede earpads
- Hoses: Rubber, aluminum
- 3-D: 25.4 x 27.9 x 27.9cm (10 x 11 x 11 in.)
- PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear
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