L-2B Vandy Flight Jacket
  • L-2B Vandy Flight Jacket
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Light-Weight

Light-Weight

Suitable for spring and fall seasons above 40F

    L-2B Vandy Flight Jacket

    $200.00

    Item: CJP47002C1

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    Product Details

    We have transformed our lightweight L-2B Scout into a Vandy bomber jacket honoring U.S. Navy’s Air Test and Evaluation Squadrons (VX-4, VX-5 and VX-9). The squadrons had an bunny mascot painted on the tails of their F-4 Phantom II jets and when Playboy Enterprises saw this they offered up the use of their official Bunny logo. The Warrior Flight Team flies L-39 jets called the Vandy-1 that have the same Playboy Bunny Logo in honor of the Navy squadrons. Part of the proceeds benefits the Warrior Flight Team.
    • Lightweight; no fill
    • Jacket features Alpha's signature zippered utility/pencil pocket with "Remove Before Flight" and "Fear the Bunny" keychains
    • Reverses to an Emergency Orange
    • Zipper closure with storm flap, along with a knit waistband, cuffs and collar
    • Standard Fit

    Product History

    The L-2B flight jacket was introduced in the early 1950s for use in light temperature zones (50 to 86 degrees F). Initially the bomber was only used by the U.S. Air Force which is why the USAF insignia was put on the sleeve. The flight jacket went through many specification updates including the removal of the oxygen tab, snap tabs and epaulets, along with the USAF logo as the jacket was eventually adopted by the Navy and other branches of the armed forces. The L-2B was replaced by the CWU-36/P in the 1970s although some ground crews and USAF personnel continued to wear it into the 1990s. Alpha’s first DOD contract for the L-2B was in 1960 and continued until 1994. In the 1970’s Alpha made the L-2B for the commercial market but put the epaulets back on and added the Navy color.
    Size ChartHow to Measure

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    SizeNeck (in)chest (in)waist (in)hip (in)Sleeve (in)Heightweight (lbs)
    XS14-14 1/236-3830-3236-3831-32Regular 5'6" to 6'130-145
    S14-14 1/238-4032-3438-4032-33 145-160
    M15-15 1/240-4234-3640-4233-34 160-175
    L16-16 1/242-4436-3842-4434-35 175-190
    XL17-17 1/245-4739-4145-4735-36 190-215
    2XL18-18 1/248-5042-4448-5036-37 215-230
    3XL19-19 1/251-5345-4751-5337-38 230-245
    SizeHeight (cm)Weight (kg)Neck (cm)Chest (cm)Waist (cm)Hip (cm)Sleeve (cm)
    XS168-18359-6636-3791-9776-8191-9779-81
    S168-18366-7336-3797-10281-8697-10281-84
    M168-18373-7938-39102-10786-91102-10784-86
    L168-18379-8641-42107-11291-97107-11286-89
    XL168-18386-9843-44114-11999-104114-11989-91
    2XL168-18398-10446-47122-127107-112122-12791-94
    3XL168-183104-11148-50130-135114-119130-13594-97

    How to Measure:

    Men's Measurement Guide
    NECK

    Measure around base of neckline, keeping one finger between your neck and the measuring tape.

    CHEST

    Measure around body with tape leveled on the fullest part of your chest.

    WAIST

    Measure around your waist with the tape leveled at the narrowest point of your torso.

    SLEEVE LENGTH

    With arm relaxed at your side, measure from center back neck, to point of shoulder, and along the arm to the wrist (just below round bone).

    HIP

    Stand with heels 2—3” apart. Keep the tape leveled and measure around the fullest part of your hips.

    INSEAM

    Measure pants that fit you well, and feel comfortable. Lay pants flat on table, and smooth the front and back crease. Measure along the inseam from crotch to bottom of edge of hem.

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