The second operative version of the Swiss AF H-5, as it was used on jets provided with ejection seatlike the DH.100 Vampire, DH.112 Venom and Hawker Hunter, .
Compared to the "standard" H-5 , here is a list of the implemented Swiss modifications:
White livery applied (1958-1959) over the original gold one, in order to mitigate and reflect solar radiation/ avoid heat build-up;
Installation of a British "Visor, Anti Glare, MK-2";
Left side oxygen mask "snap on" fittings leather pad reshaped in order to optimize A-14 mask installation. The mask were normally fitted with a supplemental diluter valve;
Six pole communication plug compatible with aircraft British standard communication systems;
Rear communication cable exit fitted with a supplemental leather hose in order to bend and guide the cable to the left;
Omission of boom mike "banana mount" due to "jet only" utilisation.
Also A-13 oxygen masks were used on this version of H-5.
For more information on the Swiss H-5, click here.
H-5 and A-13 onboard a P-16 fighter bomber prototype.