Vintage Flying Helmets : Aviation Headgear Before The Jet Age

Vintage Flying Helmets : Aviation Headgear Before The Jet Age

Book Title: Vintage Flying Helmets : Aviation Headgear Before The Jet Age

Author: Alan R. Wise

Format: Hardback | 336 pages

Publication Date: 01 Mar 1997

ISBN-13: 9780887407765

This new book explores the history and development of early flying headgear throughout the pioneering nations in military and sport aviation, from the earliest exploits of the Wright Brothers, to the end of World War II. Drawn from aviation museums and private collections from around the world, the illustrated color section features over 1000 photographs depicting more than 650 different items of flying headgear: helmets, goggles, oxygen masks and accessories, including many unique personalizations and rarely seen items.