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RAF G type helmet

Old 24th Oct 2016, 18:00
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RAF G type helmet



Hi based in the UK and i'm trying to obtain a pair of the chamois ear pads for an RAF G type helmet, I don't know if there is anyone making a replacement for the originals but can anyone point me in the right direction.
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Hi MB thank you for the offer of the donuts im not able to send you a pm with my address i have sent you an email can you please pm me if you got it

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Old 24th Oct 2016, 19:14
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Old 25th Oct 2016, 00:07
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Doesn't look like that item comes with the ear pads though................................
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Old 25th Oct 2016, 17:08
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I have a couple of internal pads for a G Helmet. See picture below. They are not by any means mint but I am sure they could be cleaned up a bit. Send me a PM with details of where to send them to; they are free to a good home.


http://www.pprune.org/attachment.php...1&d=1477411429


There are no internal speakers but there is a pig tail with mic socket.


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Old 30th Oct 2016, 14:07
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I have a couple of internal pads for a G Helmet. See picture below. They are not by any means mint but I am sure they could be cleaned up a bit. Send me a PM with details of where to send them to; they are free to a good home.


http://www.pprune.org/attachment.php...1&d=1477411429


There are no internal speakers but there is a pig tail with mic socket.


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Hi MB I would love to have the Ear pads and pig tail and have sent you an email via this board as im not able to PM you

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Old 3rd Nov 2016, 11:12
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I've not got any e-mail from you and also have tried to send you a PM but I guess that as a new PPRuNer you don't have access to that facility.....
Can you give me some contact details for me to get in touch with you?


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Old 3rd Nov 2016, 17:16
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I always remember those helmets as being blue, or is it mildew?
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Old 3rd Nov 2016, 17:38
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They went green some time in the late 70s, in the same way that aircrew coveralls had gone from blue to green some years earlier.
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Old 3rd Nov 2016, 18:31
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The blue grey ones started life as F Helmets and originally only had one row of push studs, three each side for a H mask with elastic straps.


Later they then got two extra studs on each side and so morphed to became G Helmets and then able to accept P/Q masks on hooks and chains!


As you rightly say they turned green in the late 70's.


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aah, many thanks
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Old 5th Nov 2016, 18:18
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For your comparison The F and G type helmets, as MB said the early F type helmets were blue grey in colour with one set of press studs and when the extra set of studs were added and it then became the G type,The colur changed from blue grey to green sometime in the 70's
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Old 20th Nov 2016, 18:49
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Here are the donuts and pigtail kindly donated by MadBob fitted with a pair of cans in my G type helmet

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