Z-10 thread


Modern attack helicopters are now typically designed whereby both front and rear seats could function as pilot or gunner, and both crew members are trained to be able to perform both rows.

It could be that only the crew member performing gunner duties would wear the HMD, while the one acting as pilot only needs a regular helmet, and that they were seated differently depending on the mission they were supposed to be flying.


Newish flight helmets and HMS for Z-10 pilots. Note the helmet in the first image differs from the rest.

Here's the old Helmet-mounted sight for comparison...