There are signs of age related wear for example the internal rubber lining has started to split and perish. The rubber seal around the inside of the clear visor has also started to perish. Some chipping of paint in one or two places.Still very displayable highly collectable helmet that would be a superb addition to any flight helmet collection. Please see the photos for further details. The previous owner of this helmet acquired it in 1978 and has owned it for the last 40 years.
We have been informed by the last owner it was used as Filton for flight test and evaluation sorties including on Concorde however we have been unable to confirm this from our research. If anyone can provide any more information on this helmet we would be very interested to hear from you. Internal tinted visor moves down with lever on right hand side.
Unfortunately we won't take offer on this helmet. We are based in the UK and sell worldwide. We can only export to certain countries.
Full information is available on our Terms and Conditions page. Once your item has arrived safely please leave us feedback and we will do the same for you.We do not and cannot guarantee working order. We sell our items with as much detail as we can with good photographs and descriptions. The item "High Altitude RAF Aircraft ML 12 Pilot Flight Pressure Helmet Concorde" is in sale since Friday, September 7, 2018. This item is in the category "Vehicle Parts & Accessories\Aircraft Parts & Accessories\Aircraft Parts". The seller is "jet-art-aviation" and is located in Selby. This item can be shipped worldwide.