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New ultra-lightweight helmet for helicopter pilots.(from Helmet Integrated Systems Ltd)

Helmet Integrated Systems Ltd has introduced the US version of its new Alpha 900 Series helmet featuring a unique ultra-lightweight construction, designed for use by pilots and crew of helicopters and fixed wing, non-ejection seat aircraft.

With a nominal weight of only two lbs (980g) the helmet's epoxy resin aramid carbon fibre shell offers high levels of protection in a range of applications including multi-function helicopter operations, use by police and emergency services, forestry and crop spraying organisations.

The wearer comfort of the Alpha 900 is enhanced by its EPS inner liner and a cushioned cloth interior--designed to inhibit the formation of moisture, improving hygiene and reducing thermal heat load. …

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