The original Haynes & Cann Ltd was formed in August 1919, and was part of the famous Northampton shoe making industry before WWII. During WWII, Haynes and Cann were selected by the MOD to provide footwear to all aircrews, and these contracts continued after the war, through the cold war and into the new millenium. One its most famous boot is the Haynes and Cann renowned Military Flight Boot, which was used on all RAF and Fleet Air Arm aircraft platforms. This boot has been put back into production and is suitable for all Military, General Aviation civilian pilots and aviation enthusiasts.
The Type 65 were designed specifically for flight crew, to allow them to fly an aircraft in comfort, and without any areas that might catch in the cockpit or whilst exiting quickly from the cockpit. The boots were also renowned for their comfort. The boots themselves reduced the fatigue associated with long flights in enclosed spaces and helped to correct poor foot position.
Haynes & Cann 65 Boot Specifications:
- Grade A1 - 2mm cowhide premium grade black leather.
- Oil and grease resistant.
- Breathable and water resistant.
- Approved anti-FOD (foreign object damage sole pattern)
- Interior features a kid leather lining for maximum comfort and warmth.