A mid-weight flight nylon with water resistance and scads of versatility, the MA-1 Navy fighter pilot jacket was the primary army flight jacket to cross over into civilian trend. Our nylon flight jacket consists of knit cuffs, a knit collar and waistband, along with a robust entrance zipper with storm flap for heat. There are a few snap-closure pockets along with the utility/pencil pocket with the Take away Earlier than Flight keychain. Our MA-1 jackets are reversible to vibrant orange, making them splendid for rescue missions and different occasions when visibility is crucial. This present model has been stored as shut as possible to the traditional specs (courting again to the early 1950’s) and in addition acquired a number of revisions proper via the 1960’s. Alpha Industries was based on the assumption that the U.S. armed forces deserved protecting clothes that was of superior high quality and delivered excellent protection towards excessive local weather situations. From our begin in October 1959, the U.S. Division of Protection (DOD) awarded Alpha contracts to supply jackets for American service members, together with iconic types such because the N-3B parka and the MA-1 flight jacket. Alpha grew impulsively proper via the 1960s, because the Vietnam Conflict led to a considerable enhance in DOD manufacturing contracts. Classes discovered from intense battlefield expertise additionally led to new technological advances in material and the manufacturing course of. Alpha quickly started producing infantry jackets, together with the enduring M-65 Subject Coat made legendary proper via the Vietnam Conflict. At present, Alpha Industries is understood world large for its high-quality, military-inspired outerwear. We proceed to supply the traditional army silhouettes which can be core to our heritage, along with trendy improvements in fashion and performance. Our high sellers embrace the MA-1 flight jacket, the M-65 area coat, the Slim-Match N-3B parka and the G-1 leather-based bomber. However irrespective of the jacket, coat, or bomber, one factor will on a regular basis maintain true, the Alpha three-bar label will on a regular basis characterize the superior high quality that we base our very popularity on.
Flight nylon jacket incorporates Alpha’s signature zippered utility/pencil pocket with “Take away Earlier than Flight” keychain
Encompasses a zipper closure with storm flap, along with a knit waistband, cuffs and collar
The bomber is consolation rated in temperatures from 25-40 levels Fahrenheit
Sage and Black function particular Tall “T” sizing, which gives longer torso and sleeve lengths for long-body suits
The sizing for this jacket can’t be in comparison with the Slim Match MA-1 as the 2 jackets have totally different suits (core vs customary) and the variations between sizes differs between the 2 types. When figuring out your measurement please imagine whether or not you will layer below the jacket and in case you want a extra fitted look