Period: Eagle Eyes
Dates: c.1981 until c.1983
Cat No: Various
The Action Man Helicopter Pilot dates from 1975 and appears for the first time in the 1975 Action Man Equipment Manual. He is the boxed pilot intended for the separately available Action Man Helicopter (and its incarnations) and arguably the Turbocopter and Combat Plane too. Quite common, the Action Man Helicopter Pilot outfit ran for a number of years and its final guise was with a green flight suit and yellow scarf, and new helmet with built in goggles slider from 1981 (with sharpshooter head), then in the final chevron-style boxes.
ACTION MAN HELICOPTER PILOT: Flight suit, scarf, boots, helmet with face mask (with slide down goggles), Star Card, hand cup, Equipment Manual.
The Action Man Helicopter Pilot uniform cahjnged to green and scarf to yellow in 1981 around the time of the sharpshooter head. Components of the Helicopter Pilot set were also available on period accessory cards. The 'current Action Man figure in 1981 was a dynmic physique Eagle Eyes figure. he suited the Assault Helicopter, being depicted on the box art.