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USAAF 1940s Type B-15A Flight Jacket

Size Guide
How to measure
Shoulder:
Measure straight across the back of the shirt, from one shoulder point to the other one.

 

Chest:
Measure straight across the buttoned chest, from one armpit to the other.

 

Sleeve
With your arm bent slightly, measure from the base of your neck along your shoulder, then over your elbow to your wrist bone.

 

Length
The tops length measurement is taken from the top of the shoulder, close to the mid side of your neck, following your body down to the point where you want your tops to end.

 

Waist:
The waistband is measured from side to side along the top edge. Double that number to determine the leg opening measurement.

 

Seat:
Measure the hip at 6 inches / 15cm from the top front waistband. Double that number for total seat measurement.

 

Front Rise:
The front rise is measured from the crotch seam to the top edge of the front waistband.

 

Back Rise:
The back rise is measured from the crotch seam to the top edge of the back waistband.

 

Thigh:
The thigh is measured 1" / 2.54cm below crotch seam straight across the leg. Double that number for total thigh measurement.

 

Inseam:
Measure the length from the fork (where the legs meet at the crotch) to the pant hem, follow the inside seam.

 

Length:
Measure straight from top of the waistband to the edge of the hem.

 

Leg Opening:
This is measured straight across the leg opening. Double that number to determine the leg opening measurement.

 

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How to measure
Shoulder:
Measure straight across the back of the shirt, from one shoulder point to the other one.

 

Chest:
Measure straight across the buttoned chest, from one armpit to the other.

 

Sleeve
With your arm bent slightly, measure from the base of your neck along your shoulder, then over your elbow to your wrist bone.

 

Length
The tops length measurement is taken from the top of the shoulder, close to the mid side of your neck, following your body down to the point where you want your tops to end.

 

Waist:
The waistband is measured from side to side along the top edge. Double that number to determine the leg opening measurement.

 

Seat:
Measure the hip at 6 inches / 15cm from the top front waistband. Double that number for total seat measurement.

 

Front Rise:
The front rise is measured from the crotch seam to the top edge of the front waistband.

 

Back Rise:
The back rise is measured from the crotch seam to the top edge of the back waistband.

 

Thigh:
The thigh is measured 1" / 2.54cm below crotch seam straight across the leg. Double that number for total thigh measurement.

 

Inseam:
Measure the length from the fork (where the legs meet at the crotch) to the pant hem, follow the inside seam.

 

Length:
Measure straight from top of the waistband to the edge of the hem.

 

Leg Opening:
This is measured straight across the leg opening. Double that number to determine the leg opening measurement.

 

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Color
Olive
Size

**THE B-15 FLIGHT JACKET FITS ONE SIZE SMALLER THAN THE TAGGED SIZE, PLEASE REFER TO OUR SIZEGUIDE FOR THE BEST FIT.**
DESCRIPTION

The B-15 series is an alternative to the B-10 as a mid-temperature flight suit.

A modified version of the B-15, known as the B-15A, appeared on November 4, 1944, and was characterized by the addition of a cortical triangle on the left or both sides of the forechest with fixed oxygen tubes, and two hooks near the armpits on either side for securing communication wires. This design continued into the B-15B, B-15C, B-15D and the initial MA-1 flying jacket.

The B-15A is a very distinctive part of the B-15 series.chest of two pieces of cortex triangle let you'll never forget, B-15A was made of cotton cloth, and later models began to use nylon cloth, The B-15 series features a larger collar than the B-10, convenient stand collars warm head, The zipper is positioned to the right of the center line, a unique feature of the B-15 and B-15A.

  1. Materials: 100% Cotton
  2. Lining: 80% Woolen, 20% Dacron
  3. TALON Zipper
  4. Urea button
  5. Color: Olive
SIZE & FIT

Measurements reflect garment dimensions. Please use this chart as a general guide as measurements are approximate.

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.

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  1. Model 1 is 5' 8”, weighs 158 lbs and wears a 40/L
Size Shoulder Chest
IN CM IN CM
36/S 17.7  45 43.3  110
38/M 18.3  46.5 44.9  114
40/L 18.9  48 46.5  118
42/XL 19.7  50 48.0  122
44/XXL 20.5  52 49.6  126

Size Sleeve Length
IN CM IN CM
36/S 24.2  61.5 23.4  59.5
38/M 24.8  63 24.0  61
40/L 25.4  64.5 24.8  63
42/XL 25.8  65.5 25.6  65
44/XXL 26.4  67 26.4  67

Size Fit Height Fit Weight
FT
CM LB KG
36/S 5'3"-5'6" 164-172 121-143 55-65
38/M 5'5"-5'8" 169-178 143-165 65-75
40/L 5'7"-5'9" 174-182 154-176 70-80
42/XL 5'8"-6'0" 178-185 176-198 80-90
44/XXL 5'9"-6'1" 180-187 198-218 90-99
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RETURNS
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