Aircraft Carbon MIPS Helmet
As 100%'s premier helmet for downhill racing, the Aircraft Carbon MIPS Helmet delivers an ultra-lightweight feel and superior ventilation so that nothing can hold you back come race day. Charge technical lines with confidence knowing you're protected by shock-absorbing EPS foam molded to a tough carbon and Kevlar shell, along with the added protection against rotational impacts offered by the MIPS system.
Whether you're a fixture on the local weekend race circuit or are stepping up your DH game, the Aircraft's carbon and KEVLAR shell delivers time-saving lightness without a compromise in rigidity for the days when things don't go as planned. 100% wisely blends a material known for its unmatched weight loss with one renowned for toughness to create a shell that'll have you covered in a rock garden without dragging you down on everyday rides.
Within that shell, 100% also carefully carved out a staggering 25 vents and air channels, which is no small feat in a full face helmet. This well-executed system establishes a consistent flow of air into and out of the shell so that you stay cool and dry on the stickiest mid-summer days without compromising the structural integrity of the helmet. Sitting inside those vents is another defining safety feature of the helmet. MIPS, or Multi Directional Impact Protection System, refers to a thin inner basket that rotates upon impact to absorb brain-damaging rotational energy created in certain crashes. The relatively new technology is just another way to help reduce your likelihood of serious head injuries, without affecting your day-to-day ride quality.
Additionally, 100% took care to add features like breakaway cheek pads, an integrated compartment that eases compatibility with emergency release systems, and compatibility with neck braces, all features that put it on the same playing field as other high-end DH helmets. Of course, 100%'s emphasis on sleekness and low weight set it apart from cushier options, but if those two features are important to you, the Aircraft is a strong contender. 100% does include a soft, washable liner as well as an adjustable visor that attaches via durable aluminum screws. The helmet secures with a solid titanium D-Ring buckle system that you can count on to not crack or warp after a season of hard use.
- A lightweight and protective helmet for downhill racing
- Carbon and Kevlar shell blends low weight and strength
- First-rate ventilation aids cooling and breathability
- MIPS liner disperses rotational impact energy
- Compliant with all major DH safety certifications
- Liner, cheek pads, and chin strap are all washable
- Emergency release system in the event of a serious crash
- Includes durable helmet case with integrated goggle pocket