Flight Helmet, RNZAF

Production date
1950-1980
Current rights
Creative Commons - CC-BY
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Name/title
Flight Helmet, RNZAF
Description
A flight helmet that was originally issued to Bill Morland (Tauranga) who was a Compulsory Military Trainee in the early 1950s. It is a modified Tiger Moth helmet fitted with the communications mouth mask and lead. Bill Morland gave the helmet to Paul Harrison in the early 1970s and he used on Search and Rescue flights around the South Island.
Production date
1950-1980
Measurements
210mm (length), 240mm (width), 150mm (height)
Accession number
0109/04
Current rights