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B-11 Winter Parka
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B-11 Winter Parka

4 reviews 0 5 4.9
$530.00
Item #: Z26U013 Availability: In stock

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Introduced during WWII, the B-11 featured a wool blend lining, and a fur-lined hood for extreme weather conditions, a concern for soldiers. Made famous by Chuck Yeager wearing his B-11 parka while flying P51 Mustang escort missions in the winter of ’44 over the skies of Europe, Cockpit USA has replicated this classic style with the same weight and feel as the original, but with a great deal more intrinsic strength and wearability, making this a
true collector piece.

• Durable, water repellent nylon cotton sateen
• Wool blend lining that replicates the warmth from the original alpaca
• Hood lined with mouton lambs fur in russet
• Two-way zipper under a wind flap with button closure
• Two front flap pockets
• Side entry chest pockets
• Four interior pockets
• Interior drawcord at the waist
• This is a regular fit jacket
• Available in olive
• Dry clean only.
• Proudly made in the USA.

Made in the U.S.A.? :Yes
Brand :Cockpit USA

Details

• Durable, water repellent nylon cotton sateen • Wool blend lining that replicates the warmth from the original alpaca • Hood lined with mouton lambs fur in russet • Two-way zipper under a wind flap with button closure • Two front flap pockets • Side entry chest pockets • Four interior pockets • Interior drawcord at the waist • This is a regular fit jacket • Available in olive • Dry clean only. • Proudly made in the USA.
  1. USAAF Winter style Review by Steph D.
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    A very good quality parka. Some compromises with original materials, wool lining, zip, interior pockets but the original looking is respected. I added a USAAF decal on the left shoulder and some stamps to complete. (Posted on 10/20/2018)

  2. Good but could be the Very Best! Review by MATT
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    The remarkable aspect of this manufacturer's jackets / coats is the attention to the finishing detail: Inside and out.

    How many times has one purchased a jacket / coat / shirt, etc., and threads and buttons, zippers are kilter? None to be had with this jacket.

    An okay looking and well fitting jacket for SHORT persons i.e., ostensibly pilots are short persons that require short jackets?

    I like the wool interior though I wish it were removable. I also like the ability to cinch the sleeves and draw the hood via the drawstring to keep out the driving gale force winds and precipitation.

    The hood tends to inhibit movement while driving--at least for me and it is a shame it isn't removable.

    *It would serve CockpitUSA well to make a 4XL and add an inch to the length to the jacket for those tall framed persons. Also I would want a removable liner.

    More color options please! What is wrong with Navy Blue or Black?

    I get the impression from the website and enclosed paraphernalia that CockPitUSA LLC, wishes to remain true to the original style. This is okay; however, it is market segmentation at its worst. The company will miss out on a slew of potential new customers with this mindset. (Posted on 12/6/2017)

  3. Great jacket amazing hood! Review by Tom
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    Now that the season is over here are my thoughts on the B-11, I purchased this item last September when it was too warm to actually wear it but I had plenty of time to look it over and I did. I found the material and construction to be excellent I couldn’t find a blemish, bad seam or loose button anywhere on it.
    When the temps finally got cold enough to wear it you could go out with no problem in a business shirt until about 20 degrees, under that and you better have another layer. At a nice 12 degree day I went with a fleece layer underneath and could have stayed out for quite a while with no problem but regardless of how cold it got that amazing hood kept your neck and head warm, it’s totally impervious to the worst weather.
    The only complaint I have is the pockets are high up and hard to get your hands into but it is a military style coat and you know what the military says about pockets. “Get your hands out of your pockets!”
    Yes I would recommend it and was a little disappointed we had such a mild winter and only got the chance to wear it a few times.
    (Posted on 4/15/2017)

  4. Versatile Jacket Review by Roberto
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    This jacket is very fashionable and eye catching. It is made from high quality material and you can see and feel the difference. Thanks for reproducing this jacket and staying true to its original form as much as possible. (Posted on 12/16/2015)

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