The Cockpit® USA Antique Lamb A-2 Jacket is a centerpiece item for your jacket collection. It’s has a rustic take on its WWII Government issue counterpart. What makes this jacket so special? The beautiful and unique iridescent nylon lining that is diamond quilted with a polyester insulation. It has a patriotic “The Nation Salutes You” appliqué. It consist of two American flags, embroidered Army Air Force wings, and silk screened with patriotic embellishments. Another feature is the vintage style pin-up patch. The liner’s design is a tribute to all US Military service men and women. Looks good on both men and women. A beautiful, warm and patriotic jacket to add to your collection or give as a gift. Made in the USA.
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The Cockpit® USA Antique Lamb A-2 jacket features:
- 100% Antique lambskin leather
- Diamond quilted lining
- Polyester insulation
- Snap down collar
- Underarm ventilation grommets
- Two front cargo pockets
- Two side entry hand warmer pockets
- A hidden pen pocket concealed under the left pocket flap
- Stitched down epaulets
- Storm flap
- Heavy duty antique brass zipper
- Two interior chest pockets
- Knit cuffs and waistband
- Colors: Brown
- Fit: Full Cut (Slightly oversized. If you want a looser fit, order your normal size. If you want a normal fit, order a size smaller.)
These products are all natural and hand made in the USA. It will help preserve your new jacket or add years back to your old one. Exposure to the elements and regular wear will dry out and fade your jacket. Replenish your jacket now!
The Modern A-2:
In 1931, the Type A-2 flying jacket was standardized as the successor to the Type A-1 flying jacket. The A-2 has sturdy snaps, reinforced pockets, snap down collar. In addition, it replaced the A-1’s buttoned front with a zipper for added protection against elements in the open cockpit.
The A-2 leather flight jacket is an American military flight jacket. Originally invented and developed for the World War II U.S. Army Air Forces pilots. After a brief period of not issuing jackets to pilots, the modern A-2 was issued. The popular film, “Top Gun” may have influenced the new A-2. The modern design differs from the original design in several ways. With a looser fit, made from goatskin in seal brown, side entry pockets, and an inside wallet pockets.