Authentic  Russian ZSH-3 Flight Helmet
Part of the International Space Collection of  HighTechScience.org

Science Center Home

Our Space Collection

About The Collection

Sci-Center Locations

Touring Space Exhibit

How You Can Help

Our Supporter's

Reference Library

Science Activities

Science Software

Educational Videos

Fun Science Facts

Weather Central

All About Food

Solar Radiometers

Our Solar System

Science Merit Badges

Space Calendar

Space Flight Info

NASA TV

NASA for Kids

NASA Info & Links

Astronaut Addresses

Int'l Space Agencies

HAM Radio Info

Animal Facts

Public Zoo's

Nature Trails

Hiking Trails

Historical Sites

How Stuff Works

Table of Elements

Museums of the USA

Museums of the World

Science Center
Science Center News Items & Press Releases

High-Tech Productions
Departments

Video Duplication

Foreign Conversion

Video-DVD Transfers

DVD Duplication

CD/Disc Duplication

Video Supply Store

Store Departments

Mini DV Tape

DV Head Cleaner

Full Size DV Tape

DVCam Tape

DVCPRO Tape

VHS & S-VHS Tape

VHS/C Tape

8MM & HI-8 Tape

Betamax Tape

Tape Boxes

Tape Shippers

Tape Labels

About Us

Who We Are

Our Clients

Contact Us

E-Mail Us

Privacy & Security

Terms of Use

More To Explore

TV Test Patterns

U.S. TV Stations

Global TV Stations

Wide Screen Info

Video Glossary

Cable Descramblers

History of TV

Copyright Info

Tape & VCR Tips

Battery Care & Info

Mini DV Info

Memory Stick Info

Tape Length/Time

Camcorder Choices

Info Center & Links

Russian ZSH-3 Flight Helmet
Russian ZSH-3 Fight Helmet

    The ZSh-3 Pilot Helmet was first introduced in the early 1960's and is used in virtually every type of Soviet-made aircraft - from the MiG-17 to the MiG-29, from the Il-76 cargo plane to the Mi-24 Attack Helicopter.  This is the most widely used flight helmet in the world.

    The ZSh-3M is a very simple design.  Modernized ("M" in Russian stands for "modernizirovannii" - modernized). It has a main protective helmet with two small wings that cover the ears. 

Wings cover for ears Wings cover for ears

 There are three air vents in the upper front of the helmet to aid in air circulation around the pilot's head and to limit the pressure on the pilot's head in case of ejection by allowing air to flow through. The visor (sun shield) has three positions.

Inner liner helmet for ZSH-3

The ZSH-3 is never worn without the inner liner helmet.  This can be one of three different types.  Each of these leather helmets has a winter and summer version.  

Inner liner helmet for ZSH-3

   One has a mesh variant for the summer, while the other two simply have a thinner leather with no fur.  These leather helmets also give a much greater flexibility in fit for individual pilots. 

    The outer helmet is a one-piece fiberglass helmet with interior  padding and earphones with speakers. The helmet has a combat edge type air bag, consisting of a rubber bladder protected by a nylon bag, used to tighten the face against the KM-34.  Side view of ZSH-3

    This happens automatically as the oxygen pressure is increased. The crash helmet is designed for protection of the pilot's head against possible impacts in aircraft cockpits and aerodynamic loads at ejection.

Rear view of ZSH-3 Top view of ZSH-3

 The helmet visor prevents pilot blindness by sun and floodlight rays. It also gives the pilot the conditions to operate during flight by means of the oxygen mask and onboard equipment. 

Inner communications helmet for ZSH-3 Inner communications helmet for ZSH-3

Two-way communications through throat, boom or mask microphone can be used. The sun visor can be moved in manual mode to three separate positions or it can be set to automatic mode where it snaps all the way down with the touch of a button (or the activation of the ejection seat). 

Click Here for more of our  Flight Helmet Collection

This Helmet is just part of the  Space Collection  from the
High-Tech Productions.com Science & Technology Centers

Here are some Space & NASA Links

Our Solar System Space Calendar Space Flight Info
NASA TV NASA for Kids NASA Info & Links
Astronaut Addresses Astronaut Biographies Payload Specialists


Here are links to some fun activities & great places to visit:


The Space Artifact Collection is owned by:
High-Tech Productions

America's  
#1  Video / Data / Disc Company!
Serving clients coast-to-coast for over 25 years

Our  Customers  Include:  IBM,  NASA,  CNN,  Penn State,  Raytheon,  U.S. Navy,  Compaq,  MTV, Bloomingdale's,  Boeing,  U.S. Postal Service,  Intel,  Estee Lauder,  U.S. Coast Guard,  NYU,  Wang Computers,  Hewlett Packard, College of Aviation,  Henry Ford Health System,  U.S. Naval Academy, Apple Computer,  U.S. Dept. of Energy,  Sunbeam,  Ohio State University,  National Park Service,  Universal Video,  Wolf Camera,  Sea Ray Boats,  Allied Aerospace,  Westinghouse,  FEMA,  John Hopkins University,  U.S. Department of Agriculture,  and  many  more.

Click Here for complete company information

High-Tech Productions    Boca Raton, FL       800 662-8336



This web site is intended for educational purposes & to
further enhance the learning experience for kids of all ages.

The Science Centers are provided by High-Tech Productions,
a privately owned company located in Florida.

Our purpose is to bring new technologies to the youth of America.
There is never an admission fee or cover charge.

Copyrightę  High-Tech Productions     All rights reserved.