Jacket, Flying, Type A-2
This page was last updated:
April 26, 2016
This is the jacket General MacArthur chose to wear. In 1930 it was
approved for issue to pilots. The original specs. called for russet
Today we are able to supply military grade horsehide and it's tough as
nails. You'll notice the natural creases, folds and surface graining;
these are natural conditions and not flaws in the processing of the
garment. Details include top entry pockets with snap close flap, knit
cuffs and waistbands, brass zipper under front storm flap, snap down
collar with hook and eye closure, leather epaulets, underarm grommets
for ventilation and an authentic brown cotton lining. If you want
your jacket true to size order your regular size. If you want a roomier
fit, order one size larger. Proudly made in the U.S.A. Available in
regular and long sizes.
This jacket was widely used by many units of the Army not just those of
the Army Air Forces. We also offer A-2 jackets with insignia
affixed from the Flying Tigers Army Volunteer Group, 506th Parachute
Infantry Regiment (Easy Company), and 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment.
Sizes indicated in the drop down menu are the only sizes available.
This leather jacket is made by Cockpit USA.
Note: Please be advised that this garment is
available only as a special order. We place orders with the factory
sporadically. Customers should receive this garment approximately two
weeks thereafter. In the event a return is made for any reason on this
garment, all tags, labels, packaging, and other items included MUST ALSO
BE RETURNED in the same condition as received by the customer. Failure
to do so my void any credit or exchange. Refunds are subject to $30
Regular and Long Sizes,
Color Genuine Horsehide
Please note that this garment is not a stock item.
Regular Sizes and Prices:
Long Sizes and Prices:
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