R.A.F. D-type Flying Helmet (Late Patt.)
Stores ref. 22c/971, size 3. Intended for use in tropical/desert climates in the Middle East, Mediterranean, North Africa etc and incorporating a neck flap at the rear to provide sun protection. The material is in in excellent clean condition throughout. Minor soiling only. Good straps - all the press studs retaining virtually all of their original coatings. The rubber receiver carriers are very good and flexible (minor cracking to the extreme edges). The satin lining is good and clean - the inner donuts in this one are chamois - these show some rubbing/soiling but are undamaged. The chinstrap is a little faded and soiled but does retain some elasticity. Unwired. A very good helmet. Stock code H16337.