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Vintage Flying Helmets: Aviation Headgear Before the Jet Age

Vintage Flying Helmets: Aviation Headgear Before the Jet Age

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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.

History & PoliticsMilitary StudiesAir forces & warfareHistory & PoliticsMilitary StudiesMilitary life & institutionsTechnicalEngineering & General TechnologyHistory of engineering & technologyTransportAircraft: general interest Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd Publication Date: 10/09/2004 ISBN-13: 9780887407765  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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The whole procedure of purchasing this book was superb. The transaction was carried out smoothly and was just about as easy as it could be. The condition of the book was as described, the price was very good and it was well packaged. Would certainly be prepared to order again.

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