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Aero Leather Clothing

Aero USAAF Type B-10 Flight Jacket

$ 549.99

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

The B-10 was the first of the USAAF Cloth flight jackets. It was introduced in 1943 to replace the Type A2, but 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.

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To find out what we currently have in stock in the Aero USAAF Type B-10, contact us at sales@thurston-bros.com or call us at (206) 550-3545. You can also contact us for professional sizing for this style.

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