1950s USAF Type MA-1 Flight Jacket

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Outerwear & Tops

‚φ Shoulder:
Measure from where the shoulder seam meets the sleeve on one side to another side.
‚Ď° Chest:

Measure from the stitches below the armpits on one side to another.

‚ĎĘ Sleeve:

Measure from where the shoulder seam meets the armhole to the cuff.

‚Ď£ Length

Measure from the center of the collar edge to the bottom of the garment.   



‚φ Waist:

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‚Ď° Front Rise:

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‚ĎĘ Seat:

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‚Ď£ Back Rise:

Measured from the crotch seam to the top edge of the back waistband.

‚ϧ Thigh:

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‚Ď• Leg Opening:

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‚϶ Inseam:

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‚Ďß Length:

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Color: Olive
Size: S
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This is a reproduction of the first version MA-1 flight jacket, introduced in the 1950s and becoming the flight jacket of the US Air Force. This model is quite rare in the market. This MA-1 flight jacket is completely reproduced in the 1955 MA-1 flight jacket(SPEC. MIL-J-8279). It is made from a custom-made fabric that authentically replicates the celadon color and characteristics of the highly durable nylon material from that era. Utterly faithful to the original version in detail, even the size identification on the label corresponds to a different STOCK NO.

Nylon 66 was invented by DuPont Co. Nylon 66 is more flame resistant and durable compared to other nylon fibers. Bronson has studied the original Mil-Spec formula to replicate its yarn, density and weave.

  1. Outer: Encrypted double yarn nylon fabric, flame retardant, waterproof, oil resistant
  2. Inner Filler: 60% wool, 40% polyester, good heat preservation
  3. TALON zippers
  4. Dry clean only

Please carefully read the size info before purchase! Different products have different size info.
Please use this info as a general guide as measurements are approximate.

  1. Model Billy is height 5' 10"/ 178cm, weighs 159lbs/ 72.5kg, wears a size M/38, wears effect is fit
  • Size Shoulder(IN) Chest(IN)
    S/36 18.1 43.3
    M/38 18.7 45.3
    L/40 19.3 47.2
    XL/42 19.9 49.2
    XXL/44 20.5 51.2

    Size Sleeve(IN) Length(IN)
    S/36 24.4 23.6
    M/38 25.0 24.2
    L/40 25.6 24.8
    XL/42 26.2 26.0
    XXL/44 26.2 26.0
  • Size Shoulder(CM) Chest(CM)
    S/36 46.0 110.0
    M/38 47.5 115.0
    L/40 49.0 120.0
    XL/42 50.5 125.0
    XXL/44 52.0 130.0

    Size Sleeve(CM) Length(CM)
    S/36 62.0 60.0
    M/38 63.5 61.5
    L/40 65.0 63.0
    XL/42 66.5 66.0
    XXL/44 66.5 66.0

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