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Gentex HGU-56/P with Dual Lenses

Item No. HHJ7
The HGU-56/P is the most protective helicopter helmet ever made. It is light weight, exceptionally stable, and is widely used by Air Medical, Law Enforcement, Commercial Aviation, and by every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces and in over 50 countries.
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Gentex HGU-56/P Helmet with Dual Lenses $1,648.00

Gentex HGU-56/P with Dual Lenses

The HGU-56/P dual-visor helicopter helmet includes dark outer and clear inner lenses.  Its standard color is white and it is available in optional paint colors and art.

The HGU-56/P is the most protective helicopter helmet ever made.
    •  Best impact protection
    •  Best lateral impact attenuation at earcups
    •  Best protection against bird strikes
    •  Excellent sound attenuation

The HGU-56/P is compact and light
    •  Lighter than Alpha Eagle and SPH-5
    •  Smaller than the Alpha Eagle

The HGU-56/P includes new features
    •  New energy-absorbing liner
    •  New articulating nape & chinstrap system
    •  New comfort liner
    •  Lighter weight
    •  Improved comfort and stability
    • Increased field of vision

More HGU-56/P are flying than any other helicopter helmet
    •  Used by Army, Navy, USAF, USMC, Coast Guard, Government
    •  Used by Air Medical, Law Enforcement, Commercial
    •  Used by over 50 countries

Fully tested to Current Specifications
    •  Qualification and periodic lot testing in AS9001C certified laboratory
    •  Tested to current military specification FNS-PD 96-18
    •  Impact tested at the hatband line
    •  Impact tested at the earcup
    •  Shell penetration tested
    •  Helmet retention tested
    •  Lenses optics and ballistics tested
    •  Earcup sound attenuation tested

Quality Assurance System
    •  Manufactured in Gentex’s ISO-9001 certified factory
    •  On-premises Defense Logistics Agency oversight

Helps you do your job
    •  Light Weight
    •  Excellent peripheral vision
    •  Low center of gravity
    •  Exceptionally stable for NVG
    •  Easily-adjustable, secure fitting
    •  Six sizes fit 98% of aircrews

    •  Active Noise Reduction (ANR)
    •  Communications Ear Plug (CEP)
    •  Hear-Thru Communications System
    •  Maxillofacial Shield
    •  Accessory Rail Attachment System
    •  Laser Anti-Dazzle Lenses
    •  Paint and Artwork

The HGU-56/P was developed by Gentex and the Army after a decade-long study of helicopter accidents and crew injuries.  It is the most protective helicopter helmet ever made, is used by more helicopter crews than any other helmet, It recently underwent a helmet upgrade program that made the HGU-56/P even better.  It is the most protective, best fitting, and most stable NVG platform ever made.

Gentex’s HGU-56/P is approved by the United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Office of Aviation Services, and the United States Forest Service for use in helicopters.

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Size: "Gentex HGU-56/P with Dual Lenses"

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Head Measurements

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Helmet Size

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Helmet Size Guide

Paint: "Gentex HGU-56/P with Dual Lenses"

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Standard Paint Color Options

These are the colors we carry in stock. (If you do not want a name on the back of the helmet, please put N/A in the "Name on back" text field.)

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Custom Paint Color Options

For paint colors other than our standard stock colors please call for a quote 1-800-440-5904

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Custom Artwork

Please call for any custom artwork, our helmet sales team will be more than happy to assist you. 1-800-440-5904

Options: "Gentex HGU-56/P with Dual Lenses"

Included Inner Lens

Comes standard with the Clear lens installed

HG-D7618-1  H56 Lens Inner Clear (installed) $0.00

Included Outer Lens

Comes standard with the Dark lens installed

HG-D7619-1  H56 Lens Outer Dark (installed) $0.00
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Lens Options

If you would like a different inner or outer lens installed on the helmet please specify in the special instructions below.

HG-A9416-2  H56 Lens Inner High Contrast $248.00
HG-A9302-1  H56 Lens Outer Gradient $238.00
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HGU-56 Maxillofacial Shield

HG--C7626  HGU-56 Maxillofacial Shield $308.00

HGU-56 Oxygen Mask adapter

HG-A8084-1  HGU-56 Oxygen Mask adapter kit $78.00
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HGU-56 Accessory Rail Connectors (ARC) Rail Kit

Gentex has integrated the Ops-Core Accessory Rail Connectors (ARCs) into the designs for the standard and improved HGU-56/P Helmet Systems.

HG-A14419-1  HGU-56 Accessory Rail Connectors (ARC) Rail Kit (includes installation) $189.00

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Microphone: "Gentex HGU-56/P with Dual Lenses"

Microphone Mount Options

No Option  No microphone mount with my helmet (no mount needed with flexboom) $0.00
HCM-MTR  Microphone round mount $20.00
HCM-MTO2  Microphone Mount on Oxygen Mask Bracket $38.00
HCM-MTBAY  Microphone Mount on T-Bayonet $70.00
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Microphone Assembly Options

No Option  No microphone with my helmet $0.00
HCM-EL-BF10  Electret microphone with cord & flex boom (Civil Recommended) $184.00
HCM-EL-BW07  Electret microphone with cord & wire boom $118.00
HCM-M87-BA07  M-87 mic with amplifier & wire boom $140.00
HCM-M87-BC07  M-87 mic with cord & wire boom (military impedance) $74.00
HCM-ML-BF10  Military Flex Boom 10" $124.00
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Leather Microphone Cover

HCM-EL-CL  Leather windscreen for electret microphones $18.00
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Microphone Light Options

No Option  No microphone light on helmet $0.00
HCM-LM-GGG  Microphone light 3 green $67.00
HCM-LM-GGW  Microphone light 2 green & 1 white $83.00
HCM-LM-RRR  Microphone light 3 red $67.00
HCM-LM-WWW  Microphone light 3 white $67.00
HCM-LM-WWWF  Microphone light ML-18 w/2A Filter $124.00
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Microphone Light Flex Boom Mounting Kit

HCM-LM-YK  Microphone light mounting kit for Flex Booms $7.00

Earphones: "Gentex HGU-56/P with Dual Lenses"

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Earphone & ANR Options (Includes Installation)

ANR = Active Noise Reduction

No Option  No earphones with my helmet $0.00
HCE-0300-P  Earphone 300 ohm Pair (Civil Recommended) $60.00
HCE-1000-P  E993 earphone 1000 ohm Pair $60.00
HCA-K017  ANR 17 ohm (kit) - (military impedance) $310.00
HCE-0019-P  H-143/AIC earphone 19 ohm Pair (military impedance) $60.00
HCA-K300  ANR 300 ohm (kit) $310.00
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Deluxe Earseal Covers

HS-ESC  Deluxe earseal covers (pair) $12.00
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Quiet Kit

HEC-QK1  Quiet Kit for Earcups $16.00
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Helmet Cord Options

ANR - Active Noise Reduction

No Option  No cord installed in my helmet $0.00
HCC-1H-C00S  TP-120 helo coiled cord (Civil Recommended) $82.00
HCC-1H-S36S  TP-120 helo straight cord 36" $74.00
HCC-1H-S48S  TP-120 helo straight cord 48" $82.00
HCC-1H-S60S  TP-120 helo straight cord 60" $88.00
HCC-2H-C00S  P5568 helo coiled cord $128.00
HCC-2H-S36S  P5568 helo straight cord 36" $108.00
HCC-2H-S48S  P5568 helo straight cord 48" $118.00
HCC-2H-S60S  P5568 helo straight cord 60" $124.00
HCA-1H-C00SL  ANR TP-120 helo coiled cord panel jack $128.00
HCA-1H-C00SK  ANR TP-120 helo coiled cord for battery pack $110.00
HCA-2H-C00SL  ANR P5568 helo coiled cord panel jack $144.00
HCA-2H-C00SK  ANR P5568 helo coiled cord for battery pack $138.00
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Volume Control Options

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CEP Kit Options (Includes Installation)

CEP = Communications Ear Plug

HCE-PKIT-CM  Kit with Mini CEP, Interface & 2 Pairs mixed tips $148.00
HCE-PKIT-CMV  Kit with Mini CEP Vented, Interface & 2 Pairs mixed tips $148.00

Accessories: "Gentex HGU-56/P with Dual Lenses"

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Skull Caps

HBS1-WX  Pilot's Skull Cap - white $9.00
HBS1-LX  Pilot's Skull Cap - black $9.00
HBS1-RX  Pilot's Skull Cap - red $9.00
HBS1-BR  Pilot's Skull Cap - royal blue $9.00
HBS1-BN  Pilot's Skull Cap - navy blue $9.00
HBS1-GX  Pilot's Skull Cap - gray $9.00
HBS1-EX  Pilot's Skull Cap - green $9.00
HBS1-YX  Pilot's Skull Cap - yellow $9.00
HBS3-LX  ANR Skull Cap, black $9.00
HBS3-GX  ANR Skull Cap, gray $9.00
HBS3-EX  ANR Skull Cap, green $9.00
HBS3-BN  ANR Skull Cap, navy blue $9.00
HBS3-KX  ANR Skull Cap, red $9.00
HBS3-BR  ANR Skull Cap, royal blue $9.00
HBS3-WX  ANR Skull Cap, white $9.00
HBS3-YX  ANR Skull Cap, yellow $9.00
HBSY  Military Skull Cap - gray $22.00
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Helmet Bags

HBBM  Military helmet bag $32.00
HBBN  Tall military helmet bag $42.00
HBBD  Deluxe nylon helmet bag $78.00
HBBL  Deluxe leather helmet bag $278.00
HG-D8235  GENTEX Deluxe Large helmet bag - Woodlands Camo   $266.00


Style: HHJ7 - Gentex HGU-56/P Helmet with Dual Lenses $1,648.00












Total: $1,648.00
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