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ALPHA INDUSTRIES WOMEN'S MA-1 FLIGHT REVERSIBLE BOMBER NYLON JACKET BLACK

Manufacturer part number: WJM44500C1
Manufacturer: Alpha Industries
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$129.00

ALPHA INDUSTRIES WOMEN'S MA-1 FLIGHT JACKET BLACK WJM44500C1

Our top-selling MA-1 flight jacket is now available for women. Made from a mid-weight nylon with water resistance and scads of versatility, the MA-1 fighter pilot jacket was the first military flight jacket to cross over into civilian fashion. Our nylon flight jacket includes knit cuffs, collar and waistband, as well as a storm flap for warmth. There are multiple snap-closure pockets as well as Alpha’s signature zippered utility/pencil pocket with the "Remove Before Flight" ribbon keychain. Our MA-1 flight jackets are reversible to bright orange, making them ideal for rescue missions and other times when visibility is imperative.

  • The MA-1 shell is 100% flight nylon with nylon lining and polyester fill.
  • Two snap-closure hand pockets along with Alpha’s signature zippered utility/pencil pocket on the sleeve with the "Remove Before Flight" ribbon keychain.
  • The flight jacket has a durable metal zipper with Alpha branding and logo.
  • The model is dress size 0-2 and is 5'8" and has on an XS jacket.

            Mid-weight   
 Suitable for mild or colder winter
    climates ranging 25F to 40F

PRODUCT HISTORY

Introduced by the mid-1950s, the MA-1 became the flight jacket of U.S. Air Force and Navy pilots and ground crew. 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 discarded the mouton fur collar of its predecessor, the B-15, because it interfered with the parachute harness worn by aviators. Other features of the jacket included a tab that the oxygen mask was clipped to, tabs to hold the headset wires in place and the original U.S. Air Force decal. These features were eventually removed from the flight jacket as it was adopted by other branches of the U.S. Armed Forces and equipment for pilots changed. An addition to the jacket in 1960 was the reversibility to show off an Indian Orange lining. The reason being if a plane crashed, the pilot could reverse the jacket to the orange side to signal rescue personnel. Alpha Industries' first government contract for the MA-1 was awarded in 1963. We started producing the MA-1 flight jacket for the civilian population in the 1970s. Black was added to the military sage green requirement. The jacket has evolved over the years but it is still one of our top sellers and today we produce many variations on this classic flight jacket.

 

Women's MA-1 Jacket                                                  Alpha Industries Size Chart (English)

SIZENUMERICNECK (IN)BUST (IN)WAIST (IN)HIP (IN)SLEEVE (IN)
XS 0-2 13-13 1/2 33-34 25-26 36-37 31-31 1/2
S 4-6 13 1/2-14 35-36 27-28 38-39 31 1/2 - 32
M 8-10 14-14 1/2 37-38 29-30 40-41 32 – 32 1/2
L 12-14 14 1/2-15 1/4 39-41 31-33 42-44 32 1/2 - 33 1/4
XL 16-18 15 1/4-16 42-44 34-37 45-47 33 1/4 - 34

Woman's MA-1 Jacket                                                   Alpha Industries Size Chart (Metric)

SIZENUMERICNECK (CM)BUST (CM)WAIST (CM)HIP (CM)SLEEVE (CM)
XS 4-6 33-34 84-86 64-66 91-94 79-80
S 8-10 34-36 89-91 69-71 97-99 80-81
M 12-14 36-37 94-97 74-76 102-104 81-83
L 16-18 37-39 99-104 79-84 107-112 83-84
XL 20-22 39-41 107-112 86-94 114-119 84-86

How to Measure:        


CHEST
Measure around body with tape leveled on the fullest part of your chest.
WAIST
Measure around your waist with the tape leveled at the narrowest point of your torso.
SLEEVE LENGTH
With arm relaxed at your side, measure from center back neck, to point of shoulder, and along the arm to the wrist (just below round bone)
HIP
Stand with heels 2—3”apart. Keep the tape leveled and measure around the fullest part of your hips.

 

SHIPPING: 

CONTINENTAL USA: FREE
INTERNATIONAL:    $49.00, NEXT item $25.00

WE COMBINE SHIPPING, WHEN YOU BUY 2 or MORE ITEMS !!!

Duties, Customs and VAT: 
International orders may be subject to additional fees/costs that are not included in your order transaction totals. Examples include Duties, Customs or Value Added Taxes. These charges MUST be paid upon receipt of your package and these fees/costs are not the responsibility of FineJacket. Be sure to verify the additional cost you may incur with the customs authorities of the country the order is being shipped to prior to making a purchase from FineJacket, as we have no control over these costs.

ALPHA INDUSTRIES WOMEN'S MA-1 FLIGHT JACKET BLACK WJM44500C1

Our top-selling MA-1 flight jacket is now available for women. Made from a mid-weight nylon with water resistance and scads of versatility, the MA-1 fighter pilot jacket was the first military flight jacket to cross over into civilian fashion. Our nylon flight jacket includes knit cuffs, collar and waistband, as well as a storm flap for warmth. There are multiple snap-closure pockets as well as Alpha’s signature zippered utility/pencil pocket with the "Remove Before Flight" ribbon keychain. Our MA-1 flight jackets are reversible to bright orange, making them ideal for rescue missions and other times when visibility is imperative.

  • The MA-1 shell is 100% flight nylon with nylon lining and polyester fill.
  • Two snap-closure hand pockets along with Alpha’s signature zippered utility/pencil pocket on the sleeve with the "Remove Before Flight" ribbon keychain.
  • The flight jacket has a durable metal zipper with Alpha branding and logo.
  • The model is dress size 0-2 and is 5'8" and has on an XS jacket.

            Mid-weight   
 Suitable for mild or colder winter
    climates ranging 25F to 40F

PRODUCT HISTORY

Introduced by the mid-1950s, the MA-1 became the flight jacket of U.S. Air Force and Navy pilots and ground crew. 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 discarded the mouton fur collar of its predecessor, the B-15, because it interfered with the parachute harness worn by aviators. Other features of the jacket included a tab that the oxygen mask was clipped to, tabs to hold the headset wires in place and the original U.S. Air Force decal. These features were eventually removed from the flight jacket as it was adopted by other branches of the U.S. Armed Forces and equipment for pilots changed. An addition to the jacket in 1960 was the reversibility to show off an Indian Orange lining. The reason being if a plane crashed, the pilot could reverse the jacket to the orange side to signal rescue personnel. Alpha Industries' first government contract for the MA-1 was awarded in 1963. We started producing the MA-1 flight jacket for the civilian population in the 1970s. Black was added to the military sage green requirement. The jacket has evolved over the years but it is still one of our top sellers and today we produce many variations on this classic flight jacket.

 

Women's MA-1 Jacket                                                  Alpha Industries Size Chart (English)

SIZENUMERICNECK (IN)BUST (IN)WAIST (IN)HIP (IN)SLEEVE (IN)
XS 0-2 13-13 1/2 33-34 25-26 36-37 31-31 1/2
S 4-6 13 1/2-14 35-36 27-28 38-39 31 1/2 - 32
M 8-10 14-14 1/2 37-38 29-30 40-41 32 – 32 1/2
L 12-14 14 1/2-15 1/4 39-41 31-33 42-44 32 1/2 - 33 1/4
XL 16-18 15 1/4-16 42-44 34-37 45-47 33 1/4 - 34

Woman's MA-1 Jacket                                                   Alpha Industries Size Chart (Metric)

SIZENUMERICNECK (CM)BUST (CM)WAIST (CM)HIP (CM)SLEEVE (CM)
XS 4-6 33-34 84-86 64-66 91-94 79-80
S 8-10 34-36 89-91 69-71 97-99 80-81
M 12-14 36-37 94-97 74-76 102-104 81-83
L 16-18 37-39 99-104 79-84 107-112 83-84
XL 20-22 39-41 107-112 86-94 114-119 84-86

How to Measure:        


CHEST
Measure around body with tape leveled on the fullest part of your chest.
WAIST
Measure around your waist with the tape leveled at the narrowest point of your torso.
SLEEVE LENGTH
With arm relaxed at your side, measure from center back neck, to point of shoulder, and along the arm to the wrist (just below round bone)
HIP
Stand with heels 2—3”apart. Keep the tape leveled and measure around the fullest part of your hips.

 

SHIPPING: 

CONTINENTAL USA: FREE
INTERNATIONAL:    $49.00, NEXT item $25.00

WE COMBINE SHIPPING, WHEN YOU BUY 2 or MORE ITEMS !!!

Duties, Customs and VAT: 
International orders may be subject to additional fees/costs that are not included in your order transaction totals. Examples include Duties, Customs or Value Added Taxes. These charges MUST be paid upon receipt of your package and these fees/costs are not the responsibility of FineJacket. Be sure to verify the additional cost you may incur with the customs authorities of the country the order is being shipped to prior to making a purchase from FineJacket, as we have no control over these costs.

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