The Pilotka is a promotional headwear item for the Heavy. It is a Soviet side cap with a team-colored star and a yellow hammer and sickle symbol on the star. The hat is also at an angle which was popular with allied garrison caps during WWII.
This item was awarded in Genuine quality to players who pre-ordered Red Orchestra 2: Heroes Of Stalingrad before September 13th, 2011, or players who have purchased Red Orchestra 2 - Digital Deluxe Edition.
- Added the Pilotka to the game.
- Pilotka was made paintable.
- In the USSR (CCCP), the side cap was known as a "pilotka", from "pilot" — the cap was a part of air force pilots' uniform in World War I. They were the most common type of hat in the WWII Red Army and were used in the summer instead of the ushankas worn in the winter.
Promotional image of the Stahlhelm and the Pilotka.