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USS Forrestal Carrier Pilot's Vietnam Flight Jacket

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$750.00
Item #: Z21E002I Availability: In stock

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A hand treated vintage goatskin G-1 Naval Aviator's flight jacket stylized by a U.S.S Forrestal Navy fighter pilot who would have removed the fur collar for more comfort in the hot weather. On the back, a hand-blocked sketch of the carrier's fleet number: CVA-59 and the famed Tonkin Gulf Yacht Club patch signifying service off the coast of North Vietnam. Featuring authentic insignias of fighter squadrons deployed on the U.S.S. ""Forrestal"" aircraft carrier in 1967: VF84 Jolly Rogers flying F-4B Phantoms and VF-41 Black Aces, also flying F-4 Phantoms. In addition, the right chest features an original Vietnam era 1966 patch from VA65, an attack squadron that flew A6s off the U.S.S Forrestal.

• Crafted from hand treated vintage goatskin leather
• Lightweight lining with an embroidered and silk screened patriotic appliqué
• Patches stylized by a U.S.S Forrestal Navy fighter pilot
• Bi-swing back with hand-blocked sketch of the Forrestal CVA-59
• Front zipper over a USN wind flap
• Two front 1950s style flap pockets
• Side entry pockets
• Two inside snap close pockets
• Knit cuffs and waistband
• This is a true fit jacket
• Available in brown
• Proudly made in the USA.

Since our items are made in the USA, please expect delivery within 2-3 weeks if your size is back ordered as we rush to produce. Should it take longer we will advise you personally. We appreciate your patience. Know that we produce the best quality flight apparel and want to make sure you are satisfied.
Made in the U.S.A.? :Yes
Brand :Cockpit USA

Details

• Crafted from hand treated vintage goatskin leather • Lightweight lining with an embroidered and silk screened patriotic appliqué • Patches stylized by a U.S.S Forrestal Navy fighter pilot • Bi-swing back with hand-blocked sketch of the Forrestal CVA-59 • Front zipper over a USN wind flap • Two front 1950s style flap pockets • Side entry pockets • Two inside snap close pockets • Knit cuffs and waistband • This is a true fit jacket • Available in brown • Proudly made in the USA. • Available for backorder.
  1. CRAFTSMANSHIP - I HAVE TO RECOMMEND Review by Martin - Prague
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    the jacket is wonderfull - really craftsmanship.
    fits perfectly, quality of leather and treatment is perfect,patches are even nicer than in the picture - I was a little worried ship painting on the back - in fact is perfectly performed - beyond my expectations - and adds a unique vintage style ,together with brown colour, for this jacket .
    I HAVE TO THANK YOU FOR THE GREAT SERVICE from side of Cockpit USA - I have exchange the size with any problems and support from Cockpit was GREAT.
    I HAVE TO RECOMMEND THIS PRODUCT AND THIS BRAND
    THANK YOU FOR WONDERFUL JACKET (Posted on 4/22/2015)

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