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The 8 Best and Most Stylish Flight Jackets for Pilots in 2020

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A good flight jacket should be part of every pilot’s wardrobe. Here are a few great suggestions!

The Best Bomber Flight Jackets for Pilots in 2020

1. Alpha Industries Men’s CWU 45/P Flight Jacket

In 1959 Alpha Industries was commissioned by the department of defense to design and manufacture high performance outerwear for the U.S. military. The company quickly became synonymous with developing the iconic MA-1, M-65, and N-3B trusted by soldiers, sailors and aviators to protect them from the direst conditions across the land, sea, and air. Today, Alpha’s mission is to protect and inspire heroism in all forms by outfitting men and women to realize their limitless potential.

Originally issued to USAF and Navy pilots, the CWU 45/P Flight Jacket is a classic staple piece for those looking for a trendy yet durable jacket. The authentic military vibe is showcased through its thicker fill, ribbed knit cuffs and collar and front zipper closure with storm flaps to ensure the perfect insulation.

$160.00

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2. Rothco MA-1 Flight Jacket

Rothco's MA-1 Flight Jacket features a fully reversible rescue orange polyester lining, and a 100% nylon water repellent outer shell to give a classic bomber jacket look. A poly fiberfill lining and zippered front closure and storm flap help keep you warm. The MA-1 Jacket has an extra full cut and ribbed knit collar, cuffs, and waistband for a perfect, comfortable fit. A zippered utility pocket and outside pencil pocket on the left sleeve, two front slash pockets, and two interior slash pockets offer many storage options for essential gear. Brass zippers and leather pull tabs add to this classic military style jacket.

$44.99

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3. Alpha Industries Men’s MA-1 Flight Bomber Jacket

Constructed from mid-weight flight nylon with water resistance, the MA-1 fighter pilot jacket was one of the first military flight jackets to cross over into civilian fashion. This current version has been kept as close as possible to the classic military specifications.

$150.00$71.98

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4. Levi’s Men’s Ma-1 Flight Jacket

The Levi's MA-1 is a 100% cotton flight jacket, featuring a lower snap flap and double-entry pockets, with interior chest zip pockets and Levi’s signature red tab on the side seam.

$59.97$60.97

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The Best Leather Flight Jackets for Pilots in 2020

1. Landing Leathers Men’s Air Force A-2 Leather Flight Bomber Jacket

This flight jacket made to the same unyielding standards as the authentic A-2 military version. Soft lamb touch supple Nappa is sewn with a dual entry pockets, plus ribbed cuffs and hem to snug in warmth. Imprinted WWII U.S flag lining.

$149.99

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2. B3 Bomber Aviator Shearling Sheepskin Leather Winter Jacket

Previously provided with outerwear which kept very little body heat, the sheepskin B-3 bomber aviator flying fighter pilot jackets were introduced in WWII to ensure that crewman were kept warm while flying at high altitudes in unpressurized cabins. We have perfected the long lost leather finish once used and added side entry hand warmer pockets updating this men b3 brown bomber real shearling sheepskin jacket to contemporary standards. Made With Real Lambskin Leather and Sheep Shearling for extreme winters. This beautiful fighter men winter leather jacket has never been used or worn but is made with Pre Loved Real Shearling reconditioned to perfection which gives it a brand new look. There could be some variation in the color and texture of inside fur lining.

$319.95

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3. Landing Leathers Men’s Air Force A-2 Goatskin Leather Flight Bomber Jacket

Landing Leather’s replica A-2 aviator bomber jacket is made to the same unyielding standards as the authentic A-2 military version in soft, durable genuine goatskin leather. Snap storm flap over front zipper. Imprinted WWII U.S. flag lining. 3M Thinsulate insulated filling adds extra warmth for winter.

$299.99

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4. FLAVOR Men’s Leather Flight Bomber Jacket Air Force Aviator

Flavor's Leather flight jacket is a beautiful 100% pigskin genuine leather jacket, which comes with a removable fur collar or Hood, 2 side-entry pockets at waist; 2 internal pockets, one pocket and a pen holder on the left sleeve. Lining with US flag print in the middle; cotton filled in the body and sleeves.

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Last updated on October 16, 2020 by Senne Vandenputte

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