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US Air Force Type L-2A Flight Jacket

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 1. Where can we find 'SIZE & FIT'?

Every product page on our website has a 'SIZE & FIT', just click it to find out the measurements which you can view in centimeters and inches.


 2. Where can we find the 'Size Guide'?

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3. Where is the size of the Model displayed?

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4. How to measure the product’s size?

Outerwear & Tops

① Shoulder:
Measure from where the shoulder seam meets the sleeve on one side to another side.
② Chest:

Measure from the stitches below the armpits on one side to another.

③ Sleeve:

Measure from where the shoulder seam meets the armhole to the cuff.

④ Length

Measure from the center of the collar edge to the bottom of the garment.



① Waist:

Measure straight across the top of the waistband from edge to edge.

② Front Rise:

Measure from the bottom of the front rise to the top of the front rise.

③ Seat:

Measure straight across the widest hip line from edge to edge.

④ Back Rise:

Measured from the crotch seam to the top edge of the back waistband.

⑤ Thigh:

Measure across straight from the crotch seam to the outside of the leg.

⑥ Leg Opening:

Measure straight across the leg opening.

⑦ Inseam:

Measure the length from the crotch seam to the bottom of the leg.

⑧ Length:

Measure from the waistband to the leg opening or hem.


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In 1947, the US Army Air Force became independent from the Army and became the new US Air Force. At the same time, the L-2 was updated to a deep blue color of the blue sky. This jacket is just a color change from the L-2 and is named L-2A, also known as "Air Force blue" to enhance the air Force's image.

The L-2A was tested in 1950 and adopted in 1952, during the Korean War, and became popular with pilots operating on the Korean Peninsula.

Although the color of L-2A is very special and beautiful, it is not practical as a flight suit. In actual combat, if you are forced to land in enemy territory or need to take cover, the blue color is too conspicuous and is not conducive to escape. To solve this problem, the grey-green L-2B was introduced around 1955.

This L-2A flight jacket has double-yarn nylon with a water-repellent coating and a unique rayon/cotton blend fabric interior, thick, silky feel, and some warmth, similar to the original. The zippers are vintage CONMAR zippers from IDEAL. The main zipper and the sleeve zipper are copper oxide. The collar and cuff are from a wool blend(70% wool/ 30% acrylic), and the cuffs are tubular and have are no-seam rib-knit cuff.

  1. Outer: Encrypted double yarn nylon fabric with a water-repellent coating
  2. Lining: Unique rayon/Cotton blend fabric
  3. The collar and cuff are tubular and no-seam rib-knit from a wool blend(70% wool/ 30% acrylic)
  4. IDEAL CONMAR zippers
  5. YKK brass snaps
  6. Machine wash cold, tumble dry low

Please carefully read the size info before purchase! Different products have different size info.
Please use this info as a general guide as measurements are approximate.

  1. Model Billy is 5' 10"/ 178cm, weighs 159lbs/ 72.5kg, wears a size M/38, wears effect is fit
  • Size Shoulder(IN) Chest(IN)
    S/36 18.3 43.7
    M/38 18.9 45.7
    L/40 19.5 47.6
    XL/42 20.1 49.6
    XXL/44 20.7 51.6

    Size Sleeve(IN) Length(IN)
    S/36 24.8 24.2
    M/38 25.2 24.8
    L/40 25.8
    XL/42 26.4 26.0
    XXL/44 27.0 26.6
  • Size Shoulder(CM) Chest(CM)
    S/36 46.5 111.0
    M/38 48.0 116.0
    L/40 49.5 121.0
    XL/42 51.0 126.0
    XXL/44 52.5 131.0

    Size Sleeve(CM) Length(CM)
    S/36 63.0 61.5
    M/38 64.0 63.0
    L/40 65.5 64.5
    XL/42 67.0 66.0
    XXL/44 68.5 67.5

In order to best determine fit, it may be helpful to compare our garment’s measurements to a similar garment you already own. Lay your garment on a flat surface and take all measurements from the outside of the garment.

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