Original German air force flight helmet of ww II (Luftwaffe Fliegerkopfhaube) for air crew without communication equipment. According to the Treaty of Versailles, after the 1st World war, the air force in Germany was banned. It was only after Hitler came to power that the birth of LW began. At first, secretly, and only in 1936, Germany officially announced the creation of LW to the world. Naturally, at the same time they began to develop flight equipment and equipment for LW pilots and crews.
The first flight helmets were without avionics, because the planes were still without radio communication, but the Germans very quickly made up for lost time and soon all the planes already had radio communication. Accordingly was developed by flight headsets avionics (laryngophone and headphones). Here is an example of an early Luftwaffe flight helmet.Leather-winter model'FK33' without avionics. This is a very rare helmet. It has a rarer skin color (graphite) and this model also has 2 metal pins for attaching special equipment. The skin is in excellent condition, soft and not dry and has a pleasant smell. Fur (sheepskin) - has no damage. The item "Original German air force flight winter leather helmet ww2 Luftwaffe pilot" is in sale since Sunday, May 31, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Germany\Hats & Helmets". The seller is "cccp-vintage" and is located in Bieryoza. This item can be shipped worldwide.