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HGU-55/P  &  HGU-55CE Flyer's Helmet Series

Aeromiltec HGU-55/P comes in Kevlar or Fiberglass shell in standard grey color with one tinted bungee visor . a neutral visor is at extra charge . Is equipped with NATO commset and oxygen mask retention receivers,chin and nape strap and Zeta comfort liner. The helmet is supplied in sizes Regular, Large and XL.The HGU-55/P series will meet the performance requirements of MIL-H-87174 “Helmet, Flyers, HGU-55/P”.

We supply these helmets with MBU-12/P Masks , various type of visors , accessories , NVG systemsand oxygen systems.

Edge Roll

A soft leather edge roll covers an open cell foam core around the entire periphery of the shell for a comfortable fit, and reduces the amount of noise that enters the helmet. Visor buffers and bump stops are cemented to the shell to provide for stowing of the visor and to protect the shell surface during visor operation.


Communications are built to each customer’s requirement, but include standard plastic earcups for maximum noise attenuation in high noise environments. We also offer an optional leather covered earpad or the Oregon Aero hush kit for greater comfort.


In addition to the standard clear/neutral gray visors, the HGU-55/P series has several upgrade visor options.

Gradient, High contrast, Amber

Oxygen Mask Receivers

Lightweight oxygen mask bayonet receivers are available in either metallic (bead blasted), or black finish.

HGU-55/CE w/CEP Interface 

Aeromiltec HGU-55/P Light Weight Helmet provides improved weight and stability for advance fixed wing aircraft , enhanced center of gravity and maximum stability.The HGU-55/P includes a leather edge roll covering the soft foam core,chin/nape strap assy, visor bump stops atop the helmet, and an matte clear coat with a rigid composite shell that reduces the helmet weight by approximately four ounces less than our standard fiberglass HGU-55/P .

Approved by the U.S.A.F, FMS & NATO, the unit meets or exceeds all performance requirements of MIL-H-87174, Helmet Flyers, HGU-55/P.Is delivered standard in USAF air superiority grey, with oxygen mask retention receivers , Zeta liner, chin and nape strap and a tinted bungee visor. A clear visor is an extra.


A Combat Edge field-modification bladder kit is an option offered by Gentex to integrate the HGU-55/P with the crew Combat Edge pressure breathing for G system (PP&G), which is used to reduce the probability of G-induced loss of consciousness (GLOC) during high performance flight. It utilizes a urethane-coated nylon bladder installed between the Thermoplastic Liner or XLiner and the energy-absorbing liner in the rear of the helmet. A PBG feed tube connects the bladder to the unit's quick-disconnect mounted on the exterior shell of the helmet and interfaces with the PBG supply hose and connector from the MBU-20/P Oxygen Mask. The bladder inflates to provide automatic mask tensioning at high G.The HGU-55CE is available only on limited basis .