The MA-2 bomber jacket (also known as the CWU-36 flight jacket) is an advanced version derived from the original MA-1 bomber jacket that was originally designed for the American military during the 1950s. CWU stands for Cold Weather Uniform.
The CWU-36/P Summer MA-2 is ideal for those seeking durable construction and authenticity, with a fire resistant Aramid outer shell. This US Air Force jacket features a metal zip front, and is fully lined, with a combination cigarette/pencil arm pocket. The internal label dates this to 2010 and the manufacturer was Valley Apparel Inc.
Used and in very good vintage condition with minimal signs of wear and creasing to the shell fabric. A great looking USAF issued flight jacket ready for its new owner.
All our used listings - unless otherwise stated - have been worn before, therefore they will typically show signs of wear.
SIZE: L with a generous 52in external full chest measurement this is a boxy short fitting jacket typical of the MA-2 style (please see below for all key measurements to check against a similar garment of your own to ensure a good fit).
FABRIC: 100% Aramid
- Metal front zip with fabric puller
- Two outer patch pockets with velcro flap entry
- Velcro patches to chest and arms for badges
- One combination cigarette/pencil arm pocket with YKK zip
- Knitted cuffs and hem
- Bi-swing action back
- Fully lined
HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR SIZE: Please DO NOT solely rely on the listed size for your correct fit. Designers often use different measurements for sizes depending on the overall look they desire, so sizes can not only vary brand to brand but also within the same brand. Also, for vintage and pre-worn items the shape may have changed after years of being worn. The best way to ensure your correct fit is to compare the measurements listed to a similar item that fits you well.
EXTERNAL MEASUREMENTS: Please check against a similar garment of your own that fits you well, measuring flat and fully zipped or buttoned up (if applicable) on a flat surface:
A - CHEST - armpit to armpit (double for full chest): 26in (66cm)
B - SLEEVE - shoulder seam to cuff end: 26in (66cm)
C - SHOULDER - distance between shoulder seams straight across at the back: 21in (53cm)
D - LENGTH - at the centre back from the base of the collar to the hem: 26in (66cm)