Buzz Rickson Jacket Men's L-2B Flight Jacket Plain Bomber Jacket L2B BR14870
This lightweight nylon jacket is made in Japan and produced by Buzz Rickson ( Buzz Ricksons Buzz Rickson's ) from Toyo Enterprises. The Buzz Rickson label, a division of Toyo Enterprise in Japan, is famous around the world for its expertly-crafted authentic military clothing. The pattern construction of this jacket is a reproduction of the United States Air Force Light zone L-2B Flight Jacket (USAF Bomber Jacket, Flying Jacket) from Skyline Clothing Corporation. Design-wise, the L-2 series is very similar to the MA-1 series. But L-2 have NO fill, making them more lightweight and breathable than the classic MA-1 with fill. The fabric of this jacket is made up of 2 layers, outer shell is lightweight 100% nylon twill and lining shell is lightweight 65% rayon and 35% wool blended satin. Also This product is made especially for Japanese market and made for Japanese clothing sizes. And this jacket is originally intended to wear as a Classic-Fit (a extra room around the chest and body to allow warmer layers to be worn underneath the jacket) with short in the body length, just as the vintage originals did. This jacket is short length but still have the extra room to fit wider chest for more comfort. This lightweight outerwear piece can be worn especially in spring and fall. This jacket is new original creations by Buzz Rickson from Toyo Enterprises from Japan.
Gender : Men.
Fit : This product is Japan size (Asian size), which tends to be about 1 size smaller than US and EU standard size. Because this product is made for Japanese market and made for Japanese clothing sizes. So please choose one size larger than your normal US/EU standard size. For example : If you are usually wearing size US/EU M/38, please choose "Tagged size Japan L (US/EU M/38)" for this jacket. And this jacket is cut to wear as a Classic-Fit (Not slim or Not too loose, and it has a moderate room around the chest and body to allow layers such as hoodie or sweatshirt to be worn underneath) with short in the body length. The fit is designed to be layered with a sweatshirt or hoodie underneath this jacket. Fit is roomy for layers underneath. This jacket still has plenty of room through the chest and arm hole for comfort. This jacket has a right fit for wearing a sweatshirt or hoodie underneath. Fits may vary by style or personal preference.
Our model wears a tagged size Japan M (US/EU S/36) and is 175 cm/5'9″tall, 59 kg/130 lbs and 91 cm/36" chest. He normally wears size US/EU S/36.
・Tagged size Japan S (US/EU XS/34) Would be a good fit for Your Chest Measurement : 33-34"(83-86cm).
・Tagged size Japan M (US/EU S/36) Would be a good fit for Your Chest Measurement : 35-36"(88-91cm).
・Tagged size Japan L (US/EU M/38) Would be a good fit for Your Chest Measurement : 37-38"(93-96cm).
・Tagged size Japan XL (US/EU L/40) Would be a good fit for Your Chest Measurement : 39-40"(99-101cm).
・Tagged size Japan XXL (US/EU XL/42) Would be a good fit for Your Chest Measurement : 41-42"(104-106cm).
The following provides approximate garment measurements. (Not body measurements)
Please compare actual garment measurements of our product to another you may own.
・Tagged size Japan S (US/EU XS/34)__Width: 21.7"__Length: 23.6"__Sleeve: 32.3"__Shoulder: 17.3"
・Tagged size Japan M (US/EU S/36)__Width: 22.8"__Length: 24.0"__Sleeve: 33.1"__Shoulder: 18.1"
・Tagged size Japan L (US/EU M/38)__Width: 24.0"__Length: 25.2"__Sleeve: 33.9"__Shoulder: 18.9"
・Tagged size Japan XL (US/EU L/40)__Width: 24.8"__Length: 25.6"__Sleeve: 34.6"__Shoulder: 19.7"
・Tagged size Japan XXL (US/EU XL/42)__Width: 26.0"__Length: 26.4"__Sleeve: 35.0"__Shoulder: 20.5"
Width is half chest.
Lay the clothing flat and measure 3 cm under the armhole. Measure from side to side.
Made in Japan.
Brand-new, new condition with tags.
*All measurements are taken with the garment flat on the ground.
*Sleeve length is taken from the center back of the neck.
*Please understand that measurements may vary somewhat.
*Note that actual color may be slightly different from one in the photo.
Outer shell : 100% nylon. USAF sage green nylon twill outer shell to precisely match USAF specs. Made of lightweight non-stretch, high-density, 100% heavy nylon twill. This fabric has a soft touch and deep hue with beautiful sheen. It combines the durability and the natural softness for comfort to wear.
Lining : Made of 35% wool and 65% rayon blended satin inner lining for ease of movement. This lining is smooth and sleek so you can take the jacket off and put it on easily.
Interlining (Type of insulation ) : No fill, This lightweight outerwear piece has no inside padding and can be worn year-round, especially in spring and fall seasons. Lightly jacket stay warm but do not like bulky puffer jackets. Great for wearing mid-season or even in the winter with under layering.
Types of garment closure (Placket type) : Aluminum spring puller automatic lock from crown zipper. Zipper closure. Front fastener from crown zip with zip tape made of all-cotton HBT fabric. A leather pull tab on zipper for easy functioning with gloves.
Cuff type : The two-ply knit rib cuffs with the narrow weave graduating into the wider weave at top.
Storage : Two exterior flap pockets with snap button closure on the lower front section of the jacket. Zippered cigarette pocket outfitted with four pen/pencil slots (utility pocket) on left sleeve.
Style : Mens Casual, Fashion, Military style.
Pattern Type : Plain (Solid color) with U. S. Air Forces shoulder sleeve insignia paint on left arm. USAF insignia transfer on under maker label in lining.
Sleeve Style : Set-in sleeves.
Sleeve Length : Long sleeves.
Label : Skyline Clothing Corporation. MIL-J-7448C / STOCK NO. 8415-273-3974 / ORDER NO AF 36(600)-5175
Other details : Nylon tab located on the left front chest for attaching oxygen mask retainer clip. The two-ply knit ribbed sleeve ends, collar and waistband are comfortable and flexible. Shoulder epaulets with snap button fasteners. The flap tab with snap fastener at the bottom of the frontal zipper closure.
Model name : BR14870 Buzz Rickson Men's Lightweight Nylon Jacket with Classical and Fashionable Forms of Military Clothing / U.S. Air Force, Light Zone, Jacket, Flying, Light Type L-2 for Men.
How to measure the clothing
Garment measurements ( Not body measurements )
How to measure the clothing
Body Width (Half Chest)
Lay the clothing flat and measure 3 cm under the armhole. Measure from side to side
Lay the clothing flat and measure from base of collar seam (excluding collar) down to the end of the hem
Lay the clothing flat and measure from center back of base of collar seam to the end of the cuff
Lay the clothing flat and measure shoulder seam to shoulder seam
Lay Jeans/Pants flat, face up and do not stretch or pull fabric.
Measure flat across the back waistband from one side to the other with the natural dip. Double the number to get actual waist size.
Measure from the crotch seam to the bottom of the leg on the inside seam.
If you are unsure of the size to order, we will assist you. Please contact us by e-mail ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) with the following information : Height, waist circumference measure, chest circumference measure, body weight, (and type of clothing to be worn beneath the jacket most of the time), as well as the type of fit you prefer : Trim, roomy or oversized.