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WW2 RAF \'E\' Type airtex flying helmet.
Unissued RAF \'Helmet, airtex, Type E\'. Coded 22C/974 indicating a Size 2 this example with the elasticated chinstrap indicative of a late type. The airtex Type E helmet was introduced for crews on extended flights, such as Coastal Command, for comfort. This example in excellent , unissued condition with clean chamois inner earpieces, flexible and undamaged earphone carriers. All leather straps clean, flexible and undamaged with various issue stamps to interior and exterior.