The A-2 Bomber Jacket an historical perspective Modern A-2 Bomber Jacket Years of effort to reintroduce the A-2 bomber jacket finally succeeded in 1988. Perhaps influenced by the popularity of the film “Top Gun“. Avirex won the first Air Force A-2 contract. Neil Cooper USA won later contracts. Which is now U.S. Wings of Ohio. […]
Bomber jackets are very often mislabeled. True bomber jackets were the jackets worn by flight crews in the B -17 and B -24 Aircraft. As the planes were not pressurized and had open windows for gun ports, flight crews were exposed to sub-zero temperatures. The crews wore B-3 jackets, as shown above, and pants with […]
The WWII A2 Bomber Jacket is back! The Army Times reported that the United States Army will be reissuing the WWII A2 Bomber Jacket in 2020. The first group to wear the new WWII A2 Bomber Jacket will be forward facing units such as recruiters from the United States Army Recruiting Command. US Wings Bomber […]
The US WIngs company is releasing a new “Top Gun” G1 Jacket. The sequel to the original “Top Gun”; Top Gun: Maverick, is scheduled to be theatrically released in the United States on June 26, 2020, by Paramount Pictures. Our Cape Buffalo “Maverick” Top Gun G1 Jacket is the ultimate version of this venerable flight […]
I recently came back from a vacation and I brought the grand-kids to a cave near the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia, we went camping with the Best Tent and let me tell you that we had a lot of fun. It was a common tourist trap kind of place, trinkets for sale, small geodes on […]
“In the Next Year”…That’s what Tom Cruise is saying about the filming of Top Gun 2, and his reprisal of his role as Lt. Pete “Maverick” Mitchell should drive the fans of the original 1986 movie back to the theaters. WORLDWIDE EXCLUSIVE: @TomCruise just confirmed that Top Gun 2 is happening! “I’m gonna start filming […]
Take a virtual tour of US Wings Take a virtual tour of US Wings headquarters and retail store. Get a special look into the owner, Sgt. David D. Hack, in these YouTube videos. Originally filmed for the Ernie Stadvec show in 2010.