MA-1 DIAMOND W FLIGHT JACKET
PRODUCT DETAILSColors marked down are final sale. Items on final sale cannot be returned or exchanged. Cannot be combined with other discounts or promotions. Designed just for women, the MA-1 Diamond is a soft to the touch yet tough against the elements. The nylon rip-stop shell, nylon lining and poly fill combined with the knit collar, cuffs and waistband deliver when it comes to protection.
- Diamond quilted shell
- MA-1 utility pocket on sleeve
- Signature red "Remove Before Flight" flag
- Oxygen tab on chest
- Two front welt pockets
- Knit rib collar, cuffs and waistband
- Ottoman knit cuffs
- FIT: Standard
- LENGTH: Above Hip
- SHELL: 100% Nylon Rip-Stop
- LINING: 100% Nylon
- FILL: 100% Polyester
RECOMMENDED CARE INSTRUCTIONS:
- Machine wash cold, gentle cycle. Non-chlorine bleach when needed.
- Tumble dry low. Cool iron. Or dryclean.
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