Last year, after seeing this photo of airplane passengers in a depressurized cabin incorrectly wearing their drop-down oxygen masks...
...we debated whether design was to blame, or not.
In any case, pilots, unsurprisingly, do not get the rinky-dink Dixie-cup masks that the passengers do. Fine by me if the pilot's mask is way more expensive--I want the guy or gal flying the plane to be able to get it on quickly and easily. Check out this fancy mask worn by Corporate Eagle pilots:
Note that the pilot can get it on one-handed, and the "Alien face-hugger" feature is pretty darn cool.