Classic Leather Bomber Jacket

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

XXL size is slightly higher in price

$325.00

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$325.00

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Product ID: 3051A

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 goatski...
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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

Why buy a leather flight jacket from Sporty's?

  • Our jackets are made by Taylor's Leatherwear, a company that has been designing and manufacturing leather jackets for pilots since the 1940's - that's 80 years of expertise.
  • All Taylor's Leatherwear jackets are guaranteed for 5 years: Taylor's Leatherwear warrants to the original owner that the garment will be free from defects in materials and workmanship for five years. If defective you may return it to us for replacement or repair. Taylor's will also, however, stand behind their products for the life of your leather jacket. If it becomes defective, ever, and we feel it should not have, send it back to us and we will repair it at no charge.
  • Repairs that are due to normal wear and tear or accident will be fixed, cleaned, and refinished at standard charges in place at the time of service - but only Taylor's Leatherwear brand jackets will be serviced.
  • All Taylor's jackets are made from the finest quality leather tanned with environmentally friendly techniques.
  • Every jacket is cut and sewn by hand - taking up to 5 hours to complete - and each is carefully inspected for quality and craftsmanship before we send it to you.

 

Sizes

  • SM: 36-38
  • MD: 40-42
  • LG: 44-46
  • XL: 48-59
  • XXL: 50-52

 

Add a custom embroidered patch!

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

See all silhouette options

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 with no silhouette
Reviews
4.5 / 5.0
51 Reviews
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4.4 / 5
Reliability
4.4 / 5
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4.4 / 5
Ease Of Use
4.5 / 5
Value
4.4 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes (8)
Durability
4 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Very impressed with the quality and the fit. Much better then I expected for a reasonable price.
May 29, 2018
Purchased
4 months ago
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Very high quality
Fantastic
April 23, 2018
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Classic Leather Flight Jacket
My 1988 USAF-issued A-2 jacket's collar finally wore out after 29 years of use on active duty and post-retirement civilian flying. It was USAF's first reintroduction of the old WWII originals and wanting in many ways. I finally broke down and ordered this one from Sporty's and it's now my favorite; heavier than the goatskin issue, loaded with "comfy-goodies," it'll probably outlast me!!
March 10, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Classic leather bomber jacket
When I received my jacket I couldn't believe the quality of everything about it. I am a retired Air Force pilot and this jacket is far nicer than the one the USAF gave me ( which I still have but unfortunately it seems to have shrunk over the years). The quality of the material for the cuffs for example, is far better and it has some features I wish my original A-2 had like slash pockets, a bigger inner pocket, and holders for pens. It is also surprisingly warm (it's much heavier than my original). I rate it 5 stars and would recommend it to anyone looking for a quality leather jacket.
February 15, 2018
Purchased
8 months ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
My husband loves this jacket!
I bought this jacket for my husband for Christmas last year. He previously had one similar to this one years ago but it was lost. He loves this jacket and it looks very stylish on him as well. It looks very nice and good quality. I read the reviews and sized up 1 size. It fits perfect. I think it is well worth $250.
January 31, 2018
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Outstanding Quality
Sadly, I outgrew my original A-2 and it took several years to admit that I just wasn't going to be my slim, trim self again. Since I'm more mature in attitude and shape, and low and behold, Sporty sells in size large, I ordered that very one. Two days later I was the proud owner of a genuine Sporty's A-2 leather jacket I give it 5 stars in every respect. Check the Internet and you'll find the cost is much higher and the quality is suspect. It just feels grand to wear!
January 23, 2018
Purchased
9 months ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
leather jacket
..this is a great jacket i've just purchased.. i first purchased one 4 years ago.. it's still my everyday jacket used from late october through april.. i'm in massachusetts and we get our share of wind, cold, rain, and snow.. I still use it steady every day during these months. It is a little worn and scuffed from use so i just purchased a brand new one same as before for use when i go out to meetings or dinner etc. otherwise, i use my old one. its great!
January 3, 2018
Purchased
9 months ago
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Although it is much too soon to rate the durability/reliability/performance of this jacket, I will say that the sale price made it a very good value for what appears to be a high quality bomber jacket.
December 17, 2017
Purchased
10 months ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Great Pilot Leather Jacket
Great jacket. Mine burned up when our house burned down in the Santa Rosa fire storms. So I ordered one just like it, again from Sportys, and I just love it.
November 30, 2017
Purchased
10 months ago
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
4 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
Value
4 / 5
A2 Fight Jacket
Purchased for my Girlfriend, conforms to specifications and quality made.
January 9, 2017
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What are the actual measurements for the large and the xl A2 leather flight jackets?
Gary F on Sep 27, 2016
Where are they made?
A shopper on Dec 8, 2016
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BEST ANSWER: Both of these jackets are made of goat skin leather.
Are there extra large - extra long options? For some that is 6'6"?
A shopper on Jan 4, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The largest we have is Extra Large Long.
Where is the name patch attached?
A shopper on Sep 3, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Chest height, on the left side.
The name patch is inside, not outside, correct?
Larry P on Oct 1, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The name patch goes on the outside of the jacket. The left side of the jacket.
The 3051 A2 is the size 42 larger enough to fit a 44?
A shopper on Apr 8, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The sizes run a little small.
If I buy this jacket with a name patch, can I still return it if I buy the wrong size?
mikemeyers on Mar 15, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, we can take the jacket back and exchange it if it is the wrong size.
How to clean leather flight jacket?
A shopper on Sep 22, 2017
BEST ANSWER: We have a cleaning service.
I'm 6'1". Would I need a regular or long size?
A shopper on Dec 28, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I would recommend a long size. It will give you more length in the sleeves and jacket length.
Do they do it in light grey?
Noel B on Dec 9, 2016
BEST ANSWER: This jacket is only available in the Brown color.
What is the added length in the arms from XL to XL long?
Joseph M on Dec 9, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The Length difference is approximately 1 1/2 inches.
Does the patch have to include "Mile High" or is that just an example?
Clark M on Dec 8, 2016
BEST ANSWER: That's just an example - there are lots of options, from N-numbers, names, or logos.
Does the authentic flight jacket have two front pockets on the chest ? Is free shipping also for Europe ?
Regards Thierry Brun, France.
Thierry B on Nov 28, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Free shipping is in the US only.
Where can I find a size chart so we know what size to order?
Karen P on Nov 19, 2016
BEST ANSWER: SM: 36-38
MD: 40-42
LG: 44-46
XL: 48-59
XXL: 50-52
what is lining made of?
A shopper on Oct 26, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Nylon taffetta
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