Gentex HGU-55/P Fixed Wing Helmets
The HGU-55 is a lightweight helmet designed for the high-g combat environment of the Air Force F-15 and F-16. Its shell is trimmed wider and higher at the eyes for improved vision and higher on the sides and back for easier head movement. Impact-resistant polycarbonate lenses screen out harmful ultra-violet rays. A size large HGU-55 with custom-fit liner, earphones, communications cord, and oxygen mask receivers weighs about 34-ounces (963 grams). Helmets include a fitted leather edge roll, comfortable leather ear pads, and leather chin and nape strap pads.
Gentex’s HGU-55 is approved by the United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Office of Aviation Services, and the United States Forest Service for use in fixed-wing airplanes.
Gentex HGU-55/E Fixed Wing Helmets
The HGU-55/E is identical to the standard HGU-55, except that a protective visor assembly replaces the bungee visor.
Its protective visor housing allows easy movement of the impact-resistant polycarbonate lens and locks the lens securely up or down.
A size large HGU-55/E with super comfort liner. Earphones, communications cord, and oxygen mask receivers weigh about 37-ounces (1.084 grams).
Helmets include a leather edge roll, comfortable leather earpads, and leather chin and nape strap pads.
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Earpads: Leather earpads (sound attenuation 20 db at 100Hz, 39 db at 4000 Hz)
Oxygen Mask: Non