SCHOTT BROWN KHAKI BOMBER FLIGHT JACKET (M-L)-WAS £85, NOW JUST £45!
Schott NYC CWU 45/P Flight Bomber Jacket
This is an authentic Schott flight jacket and is made from Nylon Flight Sateen with a quilted lining. It has a velcro patch on the left chest, a heavy duty front zip, side entry pockets and a pleated back armhole for ease of movement. This is a flight jacket produced by Schott Bros INC. It is a CWU-R model made for civilians with military specifications. It is based on the CWU-45P flight jacket. The CWU-45P introduced a major change in flight jacket design in the US military - including a name patch, utility pencil pocket on the left sleeve, storm flap, a fully lined cargo pocket with Velcro closure to prevent FOD (Foreign Object Damage) and inside patch pocket. The jacket is made of 50% Rayon 50% Nylon, the quilted lining is 100% Nylon with filler of 100% polyester. The jacket is quite heavy and thick as it is padded. Perfect for winter.
Suitable for both men and women and good for UK sizes 10-16 for women
The legendary CWU 45/P flight jacket became popular from 1973 onwards. Schott have made authentic flight jackets for many years from their factory in Staten Island, New York, including the CWU 45. Worn by pilots and navigators it was standard uniform for the USAF (United States Air Force) for three decades. It was also popular with other non-flight personnel working on planes on the ground.