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  • Available as per original US Air Corp. specifications in russet horsehide, seal brown horsehide, and medium brown goatskin.
  • 100% cotton lining, 100% wool knit cuffs and waistband.
  • True to the original: One piece back, two piece sleeves. 
  • Talon nickel finish zipper with leather puller tabs. 
  • Single entry pocket with luxurious curved shape flaps, snap closure. 
  • Epaulets boxed stitched; 1 3/4" tapering to 1 1/2". 
  • Hanger loop boxed stitch thru and thru. 
  • Stand up collar, snapped down collar tips. 
  • 8-10 stitches per inch, reinforced pockets corners and wind flap, provide solid construction backed by life time warranty.
  • Finish touch of A/N inspection stamp and Air Corp stamp on the lining.

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A2 Horsehide Russet

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  • A2 Goatskin medium brown
  • A2 Horsehide russet
  • A2 Horsehide seal brown
  • Collar, label, hanger loop
  • A2 Horsehide seal brown back view (one piece back)
  • Front pocket
  • Zipper reinforcement
  • Talon zipper
  • Epaulets
  • Vintage horsehide.

A2 labelThe A-2 Flight Jacket was made famous by U.S. Army airmen who wore them as a testament to their bravery, independence and skill. Service tested in 1930, the A-2 was adopted as the regulation Army Air Corps flying jacket on May 9, 1931. Its style continues to be a perfect example of form following function.

The A-2 jacket is available and true to the original design in russet or seal brown horsehide or medium brown goatskin.

True to the original Air Corp Spec:
One piece back, 2 piece sleeves. Talon nickel finish zipper with leather puller tabs, single entry pocket with luxurious curved shape flaps. Epaulets boxed stitched, 1 3/4" tapering down to 1 1/2". Hanger loop boxed stitch through and through. Stand up collar, snapped down collar tips. 8-10 stitches per inch, reinforced pockets corners and wind flap, provide solid construction that backed by life time warrantee.
Its lining of 100% cotton and 100% wool knit cuffs & waistband is also true to the original. Finish touch of A/N inspection stamp and Air Corp stamp on the lining.

If you like to create your personal specifications or modified colors, shape or components please visit the A-2 custom made jacket page.

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  1. blonde bombshell jacket A-2 Review by Andre miller

    The support team for this website is amazing.
    They responded to my emails very fast and even on a weekend.
    Shipping tracking number was right on!!
    Oh and the jacket was out of this world amazing.
    Highly recommend this company:)
    (Posted on 5/30/13)

  2. Best jacket so far. Review by Russell

    First of all, the company is fantastic. I made the order on a Monday and it was at my house on Wednesday. Shipping is very fast and so are e-mails. Secondly, the jacket itself is amazing! I've owned two A2's before this one and they didn't fit, or feel quite right. They were both too big, and the leather was fairly unsatisfactory. I ordered the A2, in horsehide russet, in my sport coat size. When I pulled it out of the box, the smell filled the room and I could immediately tell the leather was of good quality, because it was extremely stiff. I've worn it few times at the airport and when I ride my motorcycle. It fits me very well, and is now starting to break in. Overall I would definitely recommend buying from this company, as well as spending the extra money for the horsehide russet. A fantastic company with a fantastic product. I will definitely buy from here again. (Posted on 5/20/13)

  3. A2 Horsehide Seal Brown Review by xray63

    Very beautiful jacket, size fits perfectly.
    I have ordered the jacket 3 march end received it in italy 11 march, very good service.
    This Company is by far the best internet Company that I have dealt with.
    HIGHLY RECOMEND

    (Posted on 3/11/13)

  4. Medium Brown Goatskin Review by CW3PA

    This jacket is excellent. Two emails & timely responses were all it took to get the correct size. I looked at other sites, but couldn't see any reason to go with them considering the product offered and the steep prices. The fit and workmanship are superb. There have been many complements, and I've recommend your products to any that are interested purchasing a flight jacket. Your web site is easy to navigate & informative. Shipping was fast & the UPS tracking was right on. (Posted on 2/19/13)

  5. Quality,Value ,U.S.Made Review by T.M.

    I purchased the goatskin A-2,and am happy to report that we still make quality in the good ol' U.S.A.! Jacket is top quality build,an accurate overall reproduction of a garment that had MANY different contractors in the day,and a great value compared to the top U,K, manufacturers.They also replaced the cuffs on my horsehide A-2 from a different shop. Class operation,super fast shipping,I'm happy to support this bunch with my purchase! (Posted on 2/16/13)

  6. Horsehide A2 jackets Review by Steve

    I recently purchased a horsehide A2 and the jacket was so spectacular that I purchased the seal brown version also. Shaul is very responsive to questions over e-mail. I ordered my first jacket on a Tuesday and I had it my hands the next day being on the east coast.

    The jackets are sized per the original military specifications, so your normal sport coat size will fit perfectly. I had both jackets made with a combination cotton in the jacket body with smooth red rayon in the jacket sleeves the make it a bit easier to slide in and out of per my 42R build. The jackets are extremely well made and I couldn't find any part of the jacket where I felt there could be an improvement. Both the russet and the seal brown colors are right on the money and are historically correct.

    I am a helicopter pilot who belongs to multiple aviation groups. These jackets are turning heads with great interest among the other pilots.

    US Authentic is definitely the place to go for military leather. I plan on additional purchases from them. I promise that the A2 will become part of who you are! The look is timeless! (Posted on 12/31/12)

  7. great jacket Review by walt

    Started to buy from gibson and barnes, but now I'm glad I chose you. Good leather, and russet color. I was glad to see the weight of the jacket. This is my second purchase from you. I've got the goatskin in a size 44 reg. This one I got in a 42 reg and fits me a lot better. Three day shipping was great. (Posted on 12/13/12)

  8. horsehide A-2 russet brown Review by walt

    Just received today. Better than expected. The weight of the jacket is a heavy horsehide, and the color was just like the picture. I started to go with Gibson and Barnes, but after reading all the great reviews about this jacket, I thought I would give it a try. The 42 reg. fits me fine at 5 ft. 10 in. and 160 lbs. A little roomy but very comfortable. Shipping was extremely fast. (Posted on 12/11/12)

  9. Jacket exchange Review by Fran

    This Company is by far the best internet Company that I have dealt with. They are co-operative in all dealings, including exchanging jacket styes and sizes.
    I expect to do more business with Flight Jacket.Com. They are so polite and easy to talk to.
    HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS CO. FOR ALL YOUR FLIGHT JACKET NEEDS. (Posted on 12/6/12)

  10. Jacket exchange Review by Fran

    This Company is by far the best internet Company that I have dealt with. They are co-operative in all dealings, including exchanging jacket styes and sizes.
    I expect to do more business with Flight Jacket.Com. They are so polite and easy to talk to.
    HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS CO. FOR ALL YOUR FLIGHT JACKET NEEDS. (Posted on 12/6/12)

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Customer Reviews

An excellent piece of history Review by Kristie
We ordered this jacket for my grandfather with nose art hand painted on the back. It is a piece of history and a wonderful gift. Thank you for your unique and thorough craftsmanship. (Posted on 12/16/14)
Seal Horsehide A-2 Review by John
I purchased this jacket from its original owner, who apparently bought it and never wore it! The jacket came to me as if it had never even been tried on - the horsehide completely fresh and needing to be broken in. I haven't taken it off! What an amazing jacket. I had been researching the different reproductions extensively and decided I would go after one of these based on all of the great reviews. I made the right choice. Everything is perfect. The cotton thread, cotton liner, wool knits, great great great fit!! Can't say that enough. Awesome hardware too. I suspect I will be wearing this jacket for the rest of my life. Just emailed Shaul to order an A-1!! (Posted on 11/9/14)
Exactly what I wanted Review by James
Highly recommend U.S. Authentic. You'll read how Shaul is extremely responsive to messages and helpful with sizing and other recommendations in other reviews. That was true for me as well, but in addition to that I now have a custom flight jacket that was created exactly how I requested, and straight out of the box it is clear that this jacket is very well-made and will last a long, long time. Thanks again to Shaul and his excellent staff for a well-made, good looking, custom-made A2 that didn't cost a $1000. (Posted on 11/6/14)