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MA-1 SKYMASTER FLIGHT JACKET


MA-1 SKYMASTER FLIGHT JACKET
MA-1 SKYMASTER FLIGHT JACKET
MA-1 SKYMASTER FLIGHT JACKET
MA-1 SKYMASTER FLIGHT JACKET
MA-1 SKYMASTER FLIGHT JACKET
MA-1 SKYMASTER FLIGHT JACKET
MA-1 SKYMASTER FLIGHT JACKET
MA-1 SKYMASTER FLIGHT JACKET
MA-1 SKYMASTER FLIGHT JACKET
MA-1 SKYMASTER FLIGHT JACKET
MA-1 SKYMASTER FLIGHT JACKET
MA-1 SKYMASTER FLIGHT JACKET

MA-1 SKYMASTER FLIGHT JACKET

Regular price $150.00 Sale



  • REVERSIBLE

    Double zipper pulls, can be reversed
  • WATER RESISTANT

    Protects during mild wet conditions


PRODUCT DETAILS

Recreated to emulate a military-issued jacket, this jacket is ultimate lightweight piece of outerwear. It comes with classic details such as the oxygen tab and Alpha's signature zippered utility/pencil pocket.

 

BENEFITS:

  • Water Resistant
  • Reversible

FEATURES:

  • Alpha logo on zig-zag zipper extension
  • MA-1 utility pocket on sleeve
  • Signature red "Remove Before Flight" flag
  • Sleeve shirring
  • Oxygen tab on chest
  • "Born of Purpose" print and Alpha logo print on back neck
  • Two lower flap pockets
  • Two interior welt pockets
  • Knit rib collar, cuffs and waistband
  • Ottoman knit cuffs

 

PRODUCT SPECS:

  • FIT: Standard
  • LENGTH: Above Hip
  • RECOMMENDED WEATHER: Light Weather

FABRIC:

  • SHELL: 100% Trans Nylon
  • LINING: 100% Nylon

RECOMMENDED CARE INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Machine wash cold with like color. Non-chlorine bleach when needed. Tumble dry low. Do not iron. Or dry clean. 

PRODUCT HISTORY

Introduced by the mid-1950s, the MA-1 became the flight jacket of U.S. 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.S. Air Force decal. These features were eventually removed from the flight jacket as it was adopted by other branches of the U.S. Armed Forces and equipment for pilots changed