Buzz Rickson MA-1 Flight Jacket Men's Reproduction of MA1 Bomber Jacket BR14900
This nylon puffer 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. This Buzz Rickson's Jacket pays homage to the iconic Ma-1 jackets with classic exacting details. The pattern construction of this jacket is a reproduction of the United States Air Force classic military MA-1 Flight Jackets (MIL-J-8279 USAF Bomber Jackets, Flying Jackets) from ALBERT TURNER dated 1955. This product is made for Japanese market and made for Japanese clothing sizes. And this MA1 jacket is originally intended to wear as a Classic-Fit (a extra room around the chest and body for more comfort) with short in the body length, just as the vintage originals did. This nylon padded jacket is short length but still have the extra room to fit wider chest for more comfort. This outerwear jacket is suitable for fall or winter. This military aviator jacket is new original creations by Buzz Rickson from Toyo Enterprises.
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. This product is cut to wear as a Classic-Fit (a extra room around the chest and body for more comfort) 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. 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 : 34-35"(86-88cm).
・Tagged size Japan M (US/EU S/36) Would be a good fit for Your Chest Measurement : 36-37"(91-93cm).
・Tagged size Japan L (US/EU M/38) Would be a good fit for Your Chest Measurement : 38-39"(96-99cm).
・Tagged size Japan XL (US/EU L/40)Tagged size Japan L (US/EU M/38) Would be a good fit for Your Chest Measurement : 40-41"(101-104cm).
・Tagged size Japan XXL (US/EU XL/42) Would be a good fit for Your Chest Measurement : 42-43"(106-109cm).
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: 22.4"__Length: 24.0"__Sleeve: 32.7"__Shoulder: 18.1"
・Tagged size Japan M (US/EU S/36)__Width: 23.2"__Length: 24.8"__Sleeve: 33.7"__Shoulder: 18.5"
・Tagged size Japan L (US/EU M/38)__Width: 24.0"__Length: 25.6"__Sleeve: 34.8"__Shoulder: 19.3"
・Tagged size Japan XL (US/EU L/40)__Width: 25.2"__Length: 26.0"__Sleeve: 35.2"__Shoulder: 20.1"
・Tagged size Japan XXL (US/EU XL/42)__Width: 26.0"__Length: 26.4"__Sleeve: 36.4"__Shoulder: 20.9"
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 : 2/2 Heavy Nylon Twill Government Use. Made of 100% nylon, heavy nylon twill in light sage green with a tint of grey. It is high density and extremely durable. It combines the toughness and the natural softness for comfort. This fabric has a soft touch and deep hue with beautiful sheen.
Lining shell for body and sleeves : Fully lined, 100% nylon twill lining. The lining is smooth and sleek so you can take the jacket off and put it on easily.
Interlining (Type of insulation ) : Inside padding. The jacket is filled with 58% wool 42% cotton pile undyed natural color fiber fill sandwiched between the outer shel and inner shell lining to retains heat and protect you from the cold. Suitable for fall and winter.
Types of garment closure (Placket type) : Zipper closure with internal storm flap with zig-zag stitching. Wind flap protector (storm flap) located behind zipper closure. Front fastener from the heavy-duty Crown zipper aluminum spring puller automatic lock with zip tape made of all-cotton HBT fabric. An internal storm flap with zig-zag stitching behind the zipper prevents the wind from slipping through the front. A horsehide leather pull tab on zipper for easy functioning with gloves.
Storage : Two exterior slanted single welt snap-closure pockets lined with warm 36% wool and rayon 42% blended double face brushed fabric. Two interior vertical-side-entry snap-closure pockets lined with cotton drrill unbleached. Zippered cigarette pocket outfitted with four pen/pencil slots (utility pocket) on left sleeve. Zipper with leather pull tab on sleeve pocket.
Cuff type : The two-ply worsted-wool cuffs with the narrow weave graduating into the wider weave at top.
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.
Label : Copy of original maker's label. ALBERT TURNER. MIL-J-8279. STOCK NO. 8415-273-3970. ORDER NO.AF 33(602)6409.
Other details : Snap is u.s. government department of defense specs. brass black oxidized. The two-ply worsted-wool knit rib cuffs (sleeve ends), collar and waistband are comfortable and flexible. Oxygen mask tab correctly sewn to left front chest for attaching oxygen mask retainer clip. Two snap-down radio wire tabs (one on each breast) for retaining headset and microphone wiring leads.
Model name : BR14900 Buzz Rickson Men's Nylon Puffer Jacket with Classical and Fashionable Forms of Military Clothing / U. S. AIR FORCE, JACKET, FLYING, MAN'S INTERMEDIATE TYPE MA-1 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.