Lighten things up with this contemporary variation of our classic MA-1 flight jacket. The bomber features a trans-nylon, water-resistant shell with nylon lining that is the same color as the jacket exterior. The nylon-web oxygen tab with contrast stitching is a unique detail that pays homage to the original mil-spec MA-1 that had the tab so pilots could clip their masks to it. This military jacket features the Alpha wings screen print on the back below the collar. The Skymaster MA-1 has two flap pockets with snap closures, two interior welt pockets and Alphas signature zippered utility/pencil pocket on the sleeve.
Features knit collar, cuffs and waistband. This mens flight jacket has a standard fit.
Introduced by the mid-1950s, the MA-1 became the flight jacket of U. Air Force and Navy pilots and ground crew.
Designed for use in temperatures of 14-50 degrees F, the MA-1 had a 100% wool knit collar, waistband and cuffs. The MA-1 discarded the mouton fur collar of its predecessor, the B-15, because it interfered with the parachute harness worn by aviators.Other features of the jacket included a tab that the oxygen mask was clipped to, tabs to hold the headset wires in place and the original U. These features were eventually removed from the flight jacket as it was adopted by other branches of the U.
Armed Forces and equipment for pilots changed. An addition to the jacket in 1960 was the reversibility to show off an Indian Orange lining. The reason being if a plane crashed, the pilot could reverse the jacket to the orange side to signal rescue personnel. Alpha Industries' first government contract for the MA-1 was awarded in 1963.We started producing the MA-1 flight jacket for the civilian population in the 1970s. Black was added to the military sage green requirement. The jacket has evolved over the years but it is still one of our top sellers and today we produce many variations on this classic flight jacket. Never Worn, Always New with Tags! We apologize for any inconvenience. Your satisfaction is extremely important to us. We would like to make your shopping experience with us satisfactory.
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