Formerly known as Avirex, Cockpit USA is an establishment in downtown NYC that we have passed probably about a hundred times. At first glance, it might look like any other megastore on Broadway, but as our own Mobolaji Dawodu discovered last week, a closer look reveals much more than that. Cockpit has a long history with the US military Continue reading
Monthly Archives: September 2010
Autographed photo gifted to Cockpit USA. Leonard is a consistent customer at Cockpit USA stores.
Autographed photo gifted to Cockpit USA.
Jerry purchased several pieces of leather outerwear.
Cockpit USA- transforms its NY General Store into a Military Fashion archive; paying homage to American history and its impact on fashion from yester years to today. With 35 years in the business, founder Jeff Clyman of Cockpit USA, is offering a sneak peek into his personal closet- a collection of memorabilia, vintage clothing, and utilitarian garments.
September 10th (FASHION NIGHT OUT) – September 24th 2010
Before entering the exhibit each visitor receives a pilot’s license experience a pilot’s perspective of military apparel. After an exciting walk through military fashion each visitor is given a brief biography on the historic endeavors of the pilot they assumed the role of.
Special Thanks to Paul Zansler for gallery concept design.