Why Does Each US Air Force Pilot Helmet Cost $400,000?

Why Does Each US Air Force Pilot Helmet Cost $400,000?

Why does a helmet of a F-35 pilot cost $400,000? What actually is in one of these US Air Force helmets?

Pilot helmets- long gone are the days when ace pilots took to the skies with just a pair of goggles and a leather helmet to protect from the cold. Nowadays pilots wear helmets that give them powers of perception from their perches high above the clouds- but what kind of technology is a pilot’s helmet packing, and is it really worth the $400,000 price tag revealed for the F-35’s helmet? Hello and welcome to another episode of The Infographics Show- today we’re taking a look at what’s inside a pilot’s helmet.

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