Pilot Jacket A-2 Thousand Miles
USAAF Type A-2 Pilot Jacket in Seal Brown Steerhide
Premium quality steerhide and hand-tanned
in our own tannery.
A-2 US Army Air Force
The A-2 jacket was introduced in 1930 and produced until about 1942 as the successor to the A-1 jacket. As the B-3 jackets were "the" jackets for flying in the higher altitudes (as the Bomber pilots did), the A-2 jacket was "the" jacket for the fighterpilots. Also like the
B-3s, the A-2s became legendary and stand for freedom and tolerance.
· 2 mm thick, fantastic leather - hand tanned just like it was 70 years
· the back-piece is made from a single piece of hide!
· genuine 100% cotton inner lining - absolutely authentic and helps
support the air exchange in the jacket for a pleasant body climate
· big outer snap-flap patch-pockets
· exquisitly hand-made
Vegetable tanning: is practiced only
rarely anymore since it is very complex,
but only with this kind of tanning does the leather become great to the touch
and receive its exclusive look.
Our own production secures that you receive the highest quality and this fantastic
Available sizes: S - 4XL (other sizes upon request)
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