USAAF B3 Flying Jacket

USAAF B3 Flying Jacket

Code : 3331B340R

Please note that this jacket is a special order item with a lead time of approximately 4 weeks.  This is because your jacket will be hand-made especially for you.  Other options re pockets and special sizing are available.  Please call to discuss your requirements.

These impressive sheepskin jackets would keep pilots warm and alert at sub-zero temperatures. Our American B3 jackets work just as well today, giving you that authentic U.S. look while keeping you warm and smart whenever you wear it.

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These impressive sheepskin jackets would keep pilots warm and alert at sub-zero temperatures. These American B3 jackets work just as well today, giving you that authentic U.S. look while keeping you warm and smart whenever you wear it.

Care of your Sheepskin Jacket
All sheepskin garments with a 'leather look' have a sprayed on finish. This is true of every brand available on the market, and the finish will wear to a suede-like appearance over time. This finish is colourfast under normal circumstances. However, certain solvents on hands or surfaces can slightly damage the dark brown finish in a way that the colour could run. These solvents include: Leather seat treatments, hand creams, perfumes, petrol, oils, etc. Seat belts can also 'rub' the surface causing a mark, over time.

DO NOT Dry Clean, you will need to find a specialist sheepskin cleaner to clean your item. For small areas and patch cleaning, use a very dilute baby shampoo sparingly over the 'wool' area and allow to dry naturally. Once dry you can carefully tease out the wool with a pet comb (do not touch the 'leather-like' surface as this will scratch). For the outer surface of the jacket use a wax based leather food very sparingly and gently wipe over. DO NOT USE a chemical/solvent leather cleaner or saddle soap as the outer surface is NOT leather. Store out of direct sunlight and away from a heat source. Do not store in polythene, a small, old cotton duvet cover or similar is ideal.

Sheepskin 
North American sheepskin, specially prepared for the B3 flying jacket with 18mm wool.

Colour
Dark Brown with natural off white wool.

Pockets
One outside right-hand patch map pocket is standard; two matching side welt pockets (like the Irvin style) can be supplied to order.

Zip
Heavy-duty brass.

Buckles
Authentic brass buckles are used on the collar (2) and waist straps (2).

Collar
Two straps with 2 brass buckles under collar

Sizes
36" to 52" English (91 cm - 132cms) chest with option of regular or long fitting.
Length:  Please note: LONG does not mean a longer jacket it generally is only applicable to clients who are over 6 foot (183cms) tall.  Our 'long' cut sizes provide additional length on sleeve and back lengths for our taller clients only. Please see the size guide for further information.

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