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USAAF TYPE B-10 FLIGHT JACKET FROM STOCK

Aero USAAF Type B-10's ready to order from stock.

If you cannot find your size or want an alternative lining, collar or knits, you can order your own from the main listing here

You can also view additional pictures of our Type B-10 via the main listing.

The B-10 was the first of the USAAF Cloth flight jackets. It was introduced in 1943 to replace the Type A-2 when Hap Arnold decided that leather was a "luxury" flight crews could do without.

The B-10 was a military jacket that was also very popular as an easy to wear civilian jacket. It continues to influence civilian work and casual jackets today.

Our new Aero Type B-10 is lined in extremely warm and luxurious genuine  Alpaca Wool impored from Peru and woven to match the original specification. It has a genuine Mouton Fur collar, the waistband and cuffs are, of course, 100% virgin wool. Our current jacket is fitted with a genuine vintage rectangular Taon Alloy zipper with the option of a replica triple marked Talon Art Deco zipper, both correct for the original Type B-10 contacts while the label is perfect reproduction of the Aero Test Laboratory label used to identify new designs in test during WW2