Women's Top Gun Flight Cockpit Jacket
This Top Gun women's pilot jacket is made of genuine leather. It’s the ideal aviator jacket for a stylish and adventurous woman. Becoming a movie legend in "Top Gun", it has been specifically designed with the best fighters in the U.S. Navy in mind and is adorned with authentically embroidered patches that recognize the service history of the U.S. Navy's elite fighters.
Made of genuine antique lambskin, it has a removable plush mouton shearling fur collar. Its waist and cuffs are elastic and inside, it’s lined with Cockpit USA's exclusive Escape Map. It has two front pockets with flap, two side pockets and two other interior pockets.
As this article is manufactured to order in the USA, the delivery time is 2 to 4 weeks. In case it takes longer, we’ll inform you personally.
The "G-1" leather jacket, with its particular "V" design to avoid snagging on the cockpit joysticks, is the most widely used jacket in the history of the US Navy, making it prestigious in itself and desired by professionals and aviation enthusiasts.
From the first applications of aviation (1910-1920), the flight uniformity of pilots in general was focused on combating the cold and the impact of the air, for which they adopted the clothing used by motorcyclists, such as the use of airtight goggles, scarves, scarves, gloves, hats and leather jackets.
But if it was cold on flights over land, in those over the sea it increased exponentially because of the humidity. For this reason, in 1938 the US Navy pilots adopted the m-422 jackets, made of goatskin, similar to the A2 used by the US Army pilots, but reinforced with a sheepskin collar. It also had a bi-swing at the back and at the beginning of the lower part of the sleeves, under the arms, to facilitate the movement of the arms and the placement of warm clothing underneath.
In 1947, the official flight jacket was renamed G-1, and this design has been maintained to the present day. The era of massive use of jet fighter aircraft, with the beginning of the Vietnam War, makes it unnecessary to use these jackets in flight, so they remain on aircraft carriers and air bases.
Cockpit USA Leather Jacket
Made of genuine antique lambskin, it has a removable mouton collar. Its waist and cuffs are elastic and its interior is lined with the escape map, for the fallen pilots in France during World War II.
The jacket has its own history, represented through the emblems (patches) of the Units to which it pays tribute, for the prestige of the wearer, which we describe below:
- 100% antique lambskin.
- Lining with escape map design, copyrighted by the manufacturer, Cockpit USA.
- Removable mouton scissor collar.
- Machine embroidered patches.
- Underarm grommets for ventilation.
- Two front pockets with flaps.
- Side pockets.
- Two inside pockets.
- Ribbed cuffs and waistband.
- Regular fit jacket.
- Available in black or brown.
- Made in the U.S.A.
- Original Leather
- Garment Cut