Accession Number : ADD004183

Title :   Protective Flight Helmet.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Hochwalt, John R

Report Date : 19 Jul 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : A helmet, for flight personnel, having a conventional custom-molded energy absorbing liner member with a penetration resistant mid-liner member covering the energy absorbing liner. A leather outer cover fits over the mid-liner member. A visor is secured to the helmet with a stretch type material. Earphone earcups are secured to the inner surface of the leather cover by means of hook and loop fasteners. An impact protection material is secured to the leather cover with hook and loop fasteners at a position corresponding to the nape area of the wearer. (Author)

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *FLIGHT HELMETS, FLIGHT CREWS, LININGS, ENERGY ABSORBERS, LEATHER, COVERINGS, VISORS, EARPHONES, HOOKS, FASTENINGS, WEIGHT REDUCTION, POLYURETHANE RESINS, FOAM

Subject Categories : Protective Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE