PILOT PHOTOS OCTOBER 2012

OCTOBER 2012 PILOT PHOTOS

A USAF Korean war era B-29 crew member wearing a N-2A jacket with fur hood, B-5 LPU and backpack parachute harness,L-1 flight suit, , brown flight gloves, A-1 flight boots for high altitude and A-11C flying pants.

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US Navy pilots of WW2 discussing a mission somewhere in the Pacific. Note the M-450 flight helmet, goggles, tan flight suit and QAS parachute harness.

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Late 1950s era US Navy pilot with APH-5 with has markings on it, seen alongside tan flight suit, MK-2 LPU and G-1 flight jacket. http://navypilotoverseas.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/barry-owens-8.jpg

Convair B-58 trail crews wearing high altitude flightgear – MA-2 flight helmet, backpack parachute harness and K-2 flight suits.

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Late 1940s era/1950s pilot in P-1B flight helmet with B-8 goggles, B-15 jacket and rather oddly a A-10 oxygen mask from early WW2. It is thought to be a prop photo for a display?

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Israeli Meteor pilot in a tandem seat trainer Mk 7?, wearing in mid 1960s, HGU-2A/P flight helmet and a British Type H oxygen mask.

XF-88 test pilot wearing very early Lombard Toptex pilot helmet.along with A-14 oxygen mask. These types of Toptex late 1940s are near impossible to acquire as they are keenly sought after by many collectors.http://jetpilotoverseas.files.wordpress.com/2011/07/1949-cooper1.jpg

A 1949 era B-36 Peacemaker crew member on the flight engineer panel wearing non standard flight gear such as a HS-38 headset and a throat microphone. He sits on a seat parachute harness.

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A 1940s era P-80A? test pilot wearing K-1 flight suit, holding a Toptex flight helmet and A-14 oxygen mask.

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A B-57 Canberra test pilot wearing a later generation Toptex helmet in 1960s with a visor on it.

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A WW2 Catalina USAAF crew in Alaska wearing variety of leather and wool line flight jackets and flight pants to keep the extreme cold out…
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