Vintage 70s Vietnam Era USAF Flyer's Men's Cold Weather MA-2 Bomber Jacket M
The MA-2 bomber jacket (also known as the CWU-45 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 cold weather MA-2 is ideal for those seeking durable construction and authenticity, with a high-temperature resistant Aromatic Polyamide outer shell. This US Air Force jacket features a Serval zip front, and is fully lined, with a combination cigarette/pencil arm pocket. The internal label dates this to 1975 and the manufacturer was Greenbrier, Inc.
Used and in fair to good vintage condition with general signs of wear, abrasion, creasing and marks throughout. There is some pilling/ pulls to the ribs and stitch lines to the shoulders where the captain's rank bars have been removed. Not quite perfect but still a great looking Vietnam Era bomber.
All my vintage listings unless otherwise stated are true vintage and have been worn before, therefore they will typically show signs of wear and will not smell like new, which is all part of the vintage look and appeal.
SIZE: M with a 47in 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% Aromatic Polyamide.
- Serval 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 Serval zip
- Knitted cuffs and hem
- Bi-swing action back
- Fully lined
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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): 23.5in (59.5cm)
B - SLEEVE - shoulder seam to cuff end: 26in (66cm)
C - SHOULDER - distance between shoulder seams straight across at the back: 20.5in (52cm)
D - LENGTH - at the centre back from the base of the collar to the hem: 25in (63.5cm)
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