|U.S. Flyers Intermediate Jacket MA-1 - 1970 Sz Med|
U.S. Army flyer's man intermediate jacket, MA-1. Tag is contract dated Dec 1970 and contract marked MIL-J-8279E (USAF) DSA100-71-C-0706 Alpha Industries, Inc and size marked Medium. U.S. Army tag and several other cloth insignia. Name tag removed. Zipper works fine. Good average worn and used condition with some minor staining. Nice Vietnam era flyers jacket.
The MA-1 Flyers Jacket was introduced by the mid 1950s and became the flight jacket of U.S. Air Force and Navy pilots and ground crew. The jacket was designed for use in temperatures of 14-50 degrees F, the MA-1 had a 100% wool knit collar, waistband, and cuffs. The MA-1 jacket is satin reversible to bright orange, has inside map pocket, and pen slots on left sleeve zipper pocket, insulated with 100% polyester fill.
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Item # UA-748