The US Wings Cotton A-2 Bomber Jacket gives the classic look of an A-2 without the weight. This ultra-lightweight jacket is made of 100% cotton. Because of it’s weight, it is ideal for late Spring, Summer, and early Fall weather. Though lightweight, the US Wings Cotton A-2 Bomber Jacket offers ample protection as a windbreaker for those gusty days! It also has a washable leather collar and trim. The jacket’s ultra soft cotton shell makes it a pleasure to wear, both in the cockpit or on the ground. It’s everything you want in a classic flight jacket: the timeless look of an A-2 combined with the all-season wearability of cotton!
The US Wings Cotton A-2 Bomber Jacket features:
- 100% cotton
- Leather collar and trim
- Satin nylon WWII escape map lining
- Stitched-down epaulets
- Snap-down collar
- Two front cargo pockets
- Side-entry hand warmers
- An inside pocket
- Sturdy brass zipper
- Option: Add custom name badge – sewn on left chest
- Belly leather
- Your name / rank – embossed (14 spaces max.)
- Color: Brown
- Color: Khaki
- Fit: Normal
Custom jackets are not returnable or exchangeable
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!
History of the A-2:
In 1931, the Type A-2 flying jacket was standardized, by the US Army Air Corps, 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 the elements in the open cockpit.