The US Wings Signature Series USCG G-1 flight jacket is the jacket that we supply to the US Coast Guard! The G-1 is the USN and USCG leather bomber flight jacket. It has been worn with pride by naval aviators since WWII. Hand made from grade A top grain drum dyed goatskin leather and hand inspected. Along with their gold wings, the G-1 is among the most cherished possessions of any naval aviator. It symbolizes their status as elite flyers. Now you can own an authentic Military Issue flight jacket! US Wings® – The Professional Look. Made in the USA.
US Wings is an authorized vendor for US Government issue items and an official supplier of G-1 jackets to the US Coast Guard.
The Signature Series™ USCG g-1 flight jacket:
- 100% Goatskin leather
- Drum dyed leather
- Mouton fur collar
- Button flapped cargo pockets
- Inside map pocket
- Bi-swing back for freedom of movement
- Side entry hand warmer pockets
- “USCG” perforated through the wind flap
- Color: Seal Brown
- Fit: Military (Jacket cut trimmer in shoulders and torso. For a more normal fit, we recommend to order one size larger than your chest size.)
About our Signature Series™ Line:
From the world’s leading authority on aviation apparel comes this full line of quality leather flight jackets. Each jacket represents the finest of its type anywhere in the world. Hand-crafted in the USA. The quality and uniqueness of the Signature Series™ line sets it apart from the competition. Well known for it’s quality and outstanding value. This tradition continues with the US Wings Signature Series™ made in the USA line. If it carries the US Wings label, you know it’s the BEST!
History of the G-1:
From the beginning, aviators chose leather for its warmth, durability, and good looks. Made famous by the AVG in China, and Hellcat pilots over the Pacific during WWII! A USN and USMC leather flight jacket, worn with pride by our Phantom crews during Vietnam. The G-1 remains a current issue jacket for officer and enlisted aviation personnel on flying status in the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Coast Guard.
US Wings CEO, SFC David Hack, joined the USCG in 1957 and served for four years before joining the US Army (Ocean Station Victor USCGC Chautauqua (WHEC-41/NRUD) ’57-’58; USCGC Kukui (WAK-186) Hawaii ’58; Wake Island Loran Station ’58-’59; USCG Station Cape May ’59-’60; CG Stations, Shore Units ’59; USCGC Sumac (WLR-311) ’60; Marine Safety Office St. Louis MO ’60-’61) so he has a real affinity for fellow Coasties!