Current Issue A-2 Leather Flight Jacket

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please allow up to two business days for embroidery of name patch.

XXL size is slightly higher in price

Regular Price: $299.00

Special Price $249.00

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Regular Price: $299.00

Special Price $249.00

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Exclusively from Sporty’s

Over 80 years ago, the original A-2 was introduced by the USAAF as “standard issue.” Since then, it has become a cultural icon, worn by World War II aces and Hollywood stars alike. Our beautiful A-2 is crafted with the original Mil-Spec #A2-98 as our guide, but updated for today’s pilot. Imported.

Features:
  • Semi-aniline leather is long-lasting and easy to clean, but retains a natural look
  • Glove tanned brown goatskin is soft and flexible
  • Oversized, #7 brass YKK zippers are easy to use, even with gloves
  • Clean one-piece back for a classic fit
  • Three-piece underarm gusset allows for easy arm movement in the cockpit
  • Authentic wool knit cuffs are warm, but supremely comfortable and flexible
  • Double-entry pockets: side handwarmer slots plus snap-top storage pockets
  • Full cut pattern for a looser fit, but with tight-fitting waist to block wind
  • Epaulet holders on each shoulder and snap-down leather collar

About Sporty’s Jackets

During World War II, a leather flight jacket was more than just a part of the uniform. Comfortable, practical and stylish, it often became an aviator’s most prized possession. Over 20 years ago, we set out to find the modern successors to these famous jackets, ones that would be at home in the cockpit of a Cessna as much as a P-51.

We never found any that met our standards for comfort and quality, so we partnered with one of the leading leather garment companies in the US to make them ourselves. Each one of these handsome jackets is the perfect blend of authentic construction and modern style, with a fanatical attention to detail. They look great the moment you put them on, and will continue to be trusted flying companions for years to come. A fine leather jacket simply gets better with age.

Add a custom embroidered patch!

Two lines of text only: 12 characters (including spaces) per line, or a silhouette and one line of text.

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Ordering Instructions:

  1. Please specify size
  2. Please specify with or without patch
  3. With patch, please specify silhouette and one line of embroidery of 12 characters (including spaces) or two lines of embroidery of 12 characters (including spaces) per line in item message box
Reviews

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Pros:
Is really well made, leather of good quality, im 6ft 180lbs,
I ordered Large fits good on the waist, a little bit big in the shoulders and it fits perfect on the sleeves i usually wear Medium and i always have problem whit the sleeves running short some times even whit Large sizes, but this one is pretty long on the sleeves so is great.
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None

Excellent quality for a good price
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Cpjaccovs | MCALLEN, Texas, US | Commercial | 1/20/2015
 


Great quality as compared to other products of similar design on the market.
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Guest | TUCSON, Arizona, US | Not a pilot | 1/12/2015
 
Pros:
Sharp Looking, Seems well made.
owned for a month now...Very happy.
Cons:
None.

I purchased the flight Jacket for my son, first time buy.
My son of 16yrs old loves his flight jacket. My wife and I love the look.

>> Sizes: Fit is as marked!!!
I ordered the correct size as called for his size build...a small for my son who is at his correct weight/height ratio for his age.
>>> I ordered by his measurements and the Jacket fits him perfectly.

If your bigger then the normal average by ratio; having a larger waist...Then order the next size up.



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RSTFamily | 1/10/2015
 
Pros:
Initial thought of the coat was very nice. It even smelled like goat(must have been "hot off the press"). Elastic waist band snugs the coat up at the wrists and waist while the coat itself still remains comfortable. Quality of the leather is really nice, and it has the epaulet holders on the shoulders to give it that authentic "pilot" look. Pen holders are convenient (I use one for the arm on my sunglasses) and a a larger pocket for other things.
Name patch looks good and the embroidery came out professional. Even if you don't wear the patch the Velcro is still there and gives it more of an aviator look over normal leather coats.
Cons:
Only thing I could see improving on is the hand warmer pockets. They seem to be a little too far to the side. It feels as if your hands are on your waist as opposed to other coats where they're a little in front.

Awesome coat overall.
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Guest | Private | 12/31/2014
 
Pros:
Great fit, lots of pockets
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none
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Guest | Instrument | 12/31/2014
 

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needs fleece or cloth insulator
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Guest | Private | 12/31/2014
 
Pros:
Roomy with good articulation gussets under arms; it's much better than the Avirex reproduction A-2 I've had since 1991.
Inside pockets with pen holders are useful.
Lining is good, jacket slides on/off easily.
Cons:
not much, if any

I really like this jacket!
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Very please with high quality jacket.
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Guest | Instrument | 12/31/2014
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