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Snowboard Jackets by Burton - Burton Undefeated X Alpha Industries Ma-1 Flight Snowboard Jacket

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    Snowboard Jackets by Burton - Burton Undefeated X Alpha Industries Ma-1 Flight Snowboard Jacket
    Snowboard Jackets by Burton - Burton Undefeated X Alpha Industries Ma-1 Flight Snowboard Jacket
    Snowboard Jackets by Burton - Burton Undefeated X Alpha Industries Ma-1 Flight Snowboard Jacket

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    Launch an all-out attack with this 21st century combat jacket inspired by what fighter pilots rely on in the skies. If dropping hammers is the urban equivalent to dropping bombs, then the UNDEFEATED x Alpha x Burton MA-1 Flight Jacket is your ticket to air raids all over the city. Cut with military-grade precision that's inspired by a design first developed in the 50s, it features a slightly longer length to the classic bomber jacket profile for a fit that's tailored around rider mechanics. Midweight insulation ensures comfort while cruising through the atmosphere. Choose your trim with a selection of custom patches that live in their own reusable fabric bag. Product History: Introduced by the mid-1950s, the MA-1 became the flight jacket of U.S. Air Force and Navy pilots and ground crew. Designed for use in temperatures of 14-50 degrees F, the MA-1 had a 100% wool knit collar, waistband and cuffs. The MA-1 discarded the mouton fur collar of its predecessor, the B-15, because it interfered with the parachute harness worn by aviators. Other features of the jacket included a tab that the oxygen mask was clipped to, tabs to hold the headset wires in place and the original U.S. Air Force decal. These features were eventually removed from the flight jacket as it was adopted by other branches of the U.S. Armed Forces and equipment for pilots changed. An addition to the jacket in 1960 was the reversibility to show off an Indian Orange lining. The reason being if a plane crashed, the pilot could reverse the jacket to the orange side to signal rescue personnel. Alpha Industries'' first government contract for the MA-1 was awarded in 1963. We started producing the MA-1 flight jacket for the civilian population in the 1970s. Black was added to the military sage green requirement. The jacket has evolved over the years but it is still one of our top sellers and today we produce many variations on this classic flight jacket.


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