The Royal Australian Air force A-2 Flight Jacket is based on the jackets 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 styling continues to be a perfect example of form following function. The RAAF A-2 jacket, available as per RAAF specifications in seal brown goatskin. Its lining is 100% cotton and it has 100% wool knit cuffs and waistband. The epaulettes are made without cross stitching so it can be used with rank slides. The RAAF A-2 has a one piece back, hidden snaps for the pockets, and a hook and eye center front closure. Velcro for nametag and squadron patch is available at no extra charge. We offer extensive customization services. Visit the customization page for more information. Special discount price for RAAF personal, $100 discount when shipped to an Australian address. (during check out use coupon AUS2010).