Vintage 1950s USAF N-2A Snorkel Military Flight Parka Jacket - L Front
Vintage 1950s USAF N-2A Snorkel Military Flight Parka Jacket - L Back
Vintage 1950s USAF N-2A Snorkel Military Flight Parka Jacket - L Hood
Vintage 1950s USAF N-2A Snorkel Military Flight Parka Jacket - L Inside
Vintage 1950s USAF N-2A Snorkel Military Flight Parka Jacket - L Spec
Vintage 1950s USAF N-2A Snorkel Military Flight Parka Jacket - L Pocket

Vintage 1950s USAF N-2A Snorkel Military Flight Parka Jacket - L

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The N-2A flight jacket was first introduced in the 1950s for specialised usage during the Korean War for members of the US Air Force operating bomber and reconnaissance aircrafts, designed specifically for the freezing temperatures of the Korean winter. The jacket features many mil-spec utilitarian features, including: A split-zip hood which allowed the easy fitting of parachute harnesses and freedom of movement when wearing a helmet, pass-through pockets to access interior garments and a zippered utility/pencil pocket (also called the cigarette pencil pocket).

The outer shell is made from 100% nylon, rendering it windproof and water-repellent, with a faux fur hood trim for warmth. The jacket is also fitted with a padded lining in order to keep the user warm. All these features made the jacket very popular amongst its users and the design was only slightly updated for its successor, the N-2B Flight Jacket.

CONDITION:
Used and in great vintage condition with minimal signs of wear, with the only notable flaw being fraying to the drawstring. Freshly laundered and ready for a new owner.


COLOUR:
Navy Blue.


FABRIC: 100% Nylon Shell, Wool / Cotton Interlining, Real Fur Trim Hood.


FEATURES:

- CONMAR brass zipper
- Button front storm flap
- Two lower front pass-through pockets with snap entry
- Internal slits to access pockets
- One combination cigarette/pencil arm pocket
- Ribbed cuffs and waist
- Real fur trim hood with CONMAR brass zip to split hood
- Wool / Cotton interlining

SIZE: The jacket is labelled a size L and fits with a 50" full external chest measurement and overall fit.
EXTERNAL MEASUREMENTS: Please check measurements against a similar garment of your own that fits you well, measuring flat and fully zipped or buttoned on a flat surface:

SIZE

CHEST

SLEEVE 

(RAGLAN)

SHOULDER

LENGTH

L

25in 64cm

18.5in  47cm

N / A 

23in  58.5cm

 

 

 

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