#NatsHats: A Flying Hat

Walt Williamson put all the other trick helmets to shame by taking a hat and actually making it fly.

Scanned from American Modeler in Feb. 1960, the black and white images showcase a pith helmet that has added wings, engine and tail that it be flown and worn as a hat.
Image Credit: National Model Aviation Museum, Lee Renaud Memorial Library Collection. American Modeler, February 1960, pg. 25.

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