18 years ago
but it was for high altitude, as most pressure suits are. IIRC, it
looked like a '30s sci fi comic astro outfit, like you might see Buck
Rogers wear. I think it was similar to the early Mercury type astro
suits except "clunkier" looking with what apeared to be a metal, riveted
helmet. It has nothing to do with blacking out from Gs, but extreme
altitudes & this was aimed at some of their higher flying projects, kind
of the opposite for a Stuka.