The Type A-1 Flight Jacket is the predecessor of Type A-2 Flight Jacket, began to serve in 1927, it is the ancestor of all flight jacket, the army pilots and navy pilots had gm. It is a single-layer jacket, mainly used in the spring and autumn and summer. It is also the first jacket to use the ribbing cuff for military clothing. The first year of the Type A-1 Flight Jacket was mainly made of goatskin, and with the advent of the Type A-2 Flight Jacket in the 1930s, it was gradually replaced by the more practical Type A-2 Flight Jacket. Still, it was also used in small quantities during World War II and was not officially retired until 1944.
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.
Click here to check out our Garment Measuring Guide.
** If you are still confused, you can Contact Us to help you choose the size. **
Customer service contacted me when I made my purchase to talk me through the sizing and advised I go up a size which I did and the fit is perfect. The style is exactly what I was looking for and the quality of the leather is great. Definitely gonna wear this a lot through the winter.
Soo handsome jacket
A+ This classic A-1 is made with a very tight grain hide that blocks 100% of the wind. Though not made for the coldest winter days, I’ve found it perfect when correctly layered down into the 20’s Fahrenheit!
Wow! Bronson does it again. This leather A-1 flight jacket has just become my favorite piece of outerwear. Superb quality and perhaps my nicest fitting jacket in my closet. I've got a 42"-43" chest and ordered the "XL" (42") size. I was afraid it might be too small but instead the fit is just perfect. It's snug but in a form-fitting, complimentary way. I already own three Bronson nylon flight jackets and this one is a great, and perhaps the best, addition to the collection. The quality of the leather (and even the smell of it) is great. I can tell this is going to age beautifully and I look forward to any opportunity I have to wear it. I'm so happy with my purchase. Thank you once again, Bronson. Keep 'em coming!
I've been wearing this jacket constantly since the beginning of fall and have loved every inch of it! The quality is outstanding and I love the design. Very well made and built to last!
I love it!
Beautiful materials, modern cuts and attention to detail, congratulations Bronson!