My 2nd USN VA-42 helmet
Posted 23 July 2018 - 04:50 PM
I think this one was intended for the A-1 Skyraider. This squadron flew both the A-6 and the A-1 in the early to mid 1960s.
Here is a link to the thread covering the first helmet.
Here is a few pics of the new helmet.
Posted 23 July 2018 - 06:40 PM
Nice old school mask retention assemblies, the Hardman and Sierra self adjust receivers.
Posted 23 July 2018 - 07:16 PM
Nice! The helmet hunt has been slim lately for me. We will see what the future holds!
Posted 24 July 2018 - 03:40 AM
Now I need to locate a visor knob and a boom mic.
I wonder if there is a significance to the different colors of the lightning bolts on the visor covers. Could one color be for A-6s and the other for A-1s ???
Edited by hink441, 24 July 2018 - 03:43 AM.
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