NASA L-2B Flight Jacket
  • NASA L-2B Flight Jacket
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Suitable for spring and fall seasons above 40F

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NASA L-2B Flight Jacket


Item: CJS36504C1

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Product Details

In honor of NASA and the Kennedy Space Center we created the lightweight NASA L-2B flight jacket. The flight nylon shell features three patches including the NASA meatball, a U.S. flag, and a Kennedy Space Center Shuttle experience. The shoulders include snap-down epaulets. This jacket will be restocked for Spring 2017.
  • The NASA L-2B has knit cuffs, waistband and collar.
  • The flight jacket has two flap snap pockets and two interior snap pockets.
  • The left sleeve features Alpha's signature zippered utility/pencil pocket.

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

Select a Region:

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
4XL20-20 1/254-5648-5054-5638-39 245-260
5XL20-20 1/257-5851-5357-5839-40 260-275
MT15-15 1/240-4234-3640-4234-35Tall 6'1" to 6'4"170-185
LT16-16 1/242-4436-3842-4435-36 185-200
XLT17-17 1/245-4739-4145-4736-37 200-225
2xlt18-18 1/248-5042-4448-5037-38 225-240
SizeHeight (cm)Weight (kg)Neck (cm)Chest (cm)Waist (cm)Hip (cm)Sleeve (cm)

How to Measure:


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


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


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


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).


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


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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