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MA-1 LACED FLIGHT JACKET W


MA-1 LACED FLIGHT JACKET W
MA-1 LACED FLIGHT JACKET W
MA-1 LACED FLIGHT JACKET W
MA-1 LACED FLIGHT JACKET W
MA-1 LACED FLIGHT JACKET W
MA-1 LACED FLIGHT JACKET W
MA-1 LACED FLIGHT JACKET W
MA-1 LACED FLIGHT JACKET W
MA-1 LACED FLIGHT JACKET W
MA-1 LACED FLIGHT JACKET W

MA-1 LACED FLIGHT JACKET W

Regular price $180.00 $89.99



  • WATER RESISTANT

    Protects during mild wet conditions


PRODUCT HISTORY

Colors marked down are final sale. Items on final sale cannot be returned or exchanged. Cannot be combined with other discounts or promotions. 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. An addition to the jacket in 1960 was the reversibility to show off an Indian Orange lining. The reason being if a plane crashed, the pilot could reverse the jacket to the orange side to signal rescue personnel. Alpha Industries' first government contract for the MA-1 was awarded in 1963. For the ribbon pack, click here.

 

BENEFITS

  • Water Resistant

FEATURES

  • Alpha logo on zig-zag zipper extension
  • MA-1 utility pocket on sleeve
  • Signature red "Remove Before Flight" flag
  • Two exterior welt pockets
  • One interior welt pocket
  • Knit rib collar, cuffs and waistband
  • Lace detail on back

 

PRODUCT SPECS

  • Fit: Standard
  • Length: Above Hip
  • Recommended Weather: Light

FABRIC

  • Shell: 100% Flight Nylon
  • Lining: 100% Nylon
  • Fill: Polyester Fill 

RECOMMENDED CARE INSTRUCTIONS

  • Dryclean only. 

PRODUCT DETAILS

Alpha’s classic MA-1 W bomber silhouette with tonal laced detailing.