HGU-55/P – Bungee Visor

The HGU-55 is the Air Force’s lightweight fixed-wing helmet designed for a high-g combat environment.

The helmet is trimmed wide and high at the eyes for improved vision and high on the sides and back for unrestricted head movement.   It includes a fitted leather edge roll, leather ear pads, and leather chin and nape strap pads.  HGU-55 helmets are the ideal choice for fixed-wing pilots, especially aerial applicators and aerobatic, warbird, experimental, and bush pilots

• Standard USAF fixed-wing helmet
• Lightweight, comfortable, and stable
• Compact, low-profile design
• Kevlar or fiberglass shell

• Integrated chin and nape strap system for a more secure fit
• Oxygen mask & respirator fittings
• Lightspeed ANR with Bluetooth

Choose from a large selection of microphones, earphones, CEP, ANR, Lightspeed ANR, cords, accessories, paint, and art.


Get the correct fit by measuring your head with our sizing guide.

*Measurement kits available upon request.


Helmet Helmet

Paint & Art Paint & Art

The paint fee for helmets is non-refundable on exchanges and returns.

Single Lens Single Lens

Your helmet will include a dark lens

Dual Lens Dual Lens

Your helmet includes a dual lens assembly with a dark outer lens and a clear inner lens.

Comfort Liner Comfort Liner

Your helmet includes a Super Comfort Liner (SCL) or an X-Liner.

Additional Comfort Liner Additional Comfort Liner

You may add an additional comfort liner

Chin & Nape Straps Chin & Nape Straps

Oxygen Mask Receivers Oxygen Mask Receivers

Microphone Microphone

Microphone Mount Microphone Mount

CEP Mini Complete System CEP Mini Complete System

A CEP Complete System include the CEP communications earplugs, the interface that mounts on the helmet, and two pairs of ear tips (one standard and one slim).
CEP Mini is shorter and thinner, providing a more comfortable fit.

Earphones & Hearing Earphones & Hearing

Volume Control Volume Control

Helmet Cords for Earphones Helmet Cords for Earphones

Helmet Cords for ANR with Battery Box Helmet Cords for ANR with Battery Box

Helmet Cords for ANR using Aircraft Power Helmet Cords for ANR using Aircraft Power

You may need to install an aircraft power jack and power converter to use these cords. Please speak to one of our helmet specialists.

Helmet Cords for Lightspeed Helmet Cords for Lightspeed

Earpads & Earcups Earpads & Earcups

ULTRA Quiet Kit ULTRA Quiet Kit

Microphone Boom Lip Light Microphone Boom Lip Light

Microphone Boom Lip Light - IB Microphone Boom Lip Light - IB

With dimmable LED lights, 3 green flood lights and 1 white spot light

Absorbent Cotton Skull Caps Absorbent Cotton Skull Caps

Helmet Bag Helmet Bag