PILOT PHOTOS APRIL 2012

APRIL 2012 – PILOT PHOTOS afew more showing a mix of WW2 to 1960s era pilots wearing flight gear

USN pilots seen gathered around a FJ-4 Fury wearing tan flight suits, garrison caps,  gun holsters and Z-3 anti g suits.

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A B-26 air crew member wearing 1950s flightgear after a night mission over North Korea. He wears a A-11 flight helmet with AN-BH-1 receivers, B-8 goggles and A-14 oxygen mask with microphone. He wears a B-5 LPU along with a flight suit/boots of unknown nature.

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USN pilots during WW2 in training wearing G-1 leather flight jackets and some canvas flight helmet with AN goggles between missions.

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RAF WW2 era pilots around a Typhoon fighter bomber. They wear their service flight dress dark blue uniform and some wear the famous Mae West LPU over the top. Some wear 1936 leather flight boots.

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Some more USN pilots during WW2 shown wearing G-1 leather flight jackets and canvas M-450 flight helmets with AN goggles.

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US Navy pilot 1943 sitting in a F4U Corsair wearing a M-450 light flight helmet with AN-6510 goggles.  He wears a Mk-1 LPU.
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A USAF 1950-60s era trainee pilot wearing a K-2B flight suit, P-4B flight helmet with MS22001 oxygen mask and backpack parachute harness.

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USN WW2 pilot in a F4U Corsair with a ANH-15 flight helmet and AN-6510 goggles while sitting on a seat parachute harness.

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US Navy pilot 1953 with a H-4 flight helmet with MS22001 oxygen mask on the Banshee canopy, while he wears a MK-2 LPU and cotton flight suit.
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F9F Panther pilots wear Mk2 LPU, cotton dark green and tan flight suits and hold H-4 flight helmets.

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Famous USAF pilot Paul Tibbets wearing a early generation post WW2 hard shell flight helmet – a Toptex with a A-13 oxygen mask. He wears a olive green K-2 flight suit possibly and a backpack parachute harness.

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Pilot wears a M-450 flight helmet with AN goggles, MK1 LPU and tan flight / dress uniform.

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A USAF trainee pilot next to a T-38 Talon wearing K-2B flight suit, L-2B flight jacket, backpack parachute harness, HGU-2A/P flight helmet with MBU-5/P oxygen mask.

Bob Roskell

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