AH. Large ( chest 48”+, sleeves 33.5”, sleeves to end of knit 36.5”, across shoulders 20”, back to bottom of waist knit 25” ), dated 1960, MIL-J-8279B by John Ownbey CO, inspector stamp below label, Veteran’s last name neatly written below inspector’s stamp, 3-4 moth holes in neck knit, 2 holes in waist knit, wrist knits need to be replaced (I will put a new set of USGI WRIST knits with the jacket..ask for them), I don’t think it was ever worn, near-New see on this page http://www.ljmilitaria.com/flight_gear.htm
6022 MA-1 Flying JACKET(Sage Green with Orange Lining)
2nd Style of MA-1 with Orange Lining (Replaced Item #6020)
see on Flight Gear page:
(F-4 Pilot's Jacket) COLOR PATCHES: "PACAF LIFE SUPPORT SCHOOL SEA SURVIVAL KADENA OKINAWA" (LOCAL MADE), "12TH TACTICAL FIGHTER SQ" (LOCAL MADE), & "18TH TACTICAL FIGHTER WING", SMALL LEATHER NAME TAG WITH SENIOR PILOT'S WING & RANK,
VERY MINOR STAINS. EC
(It has a MA-1 Tag but it looks & feels like a L-2B, bought in PX/BX)
COLOR PATCHES: "1ST TACTICAL FIGHTER WING", "71ST TAC. FTR. SQ.", & A LARGE "TACTICAL AIR COMMAND". BLACK LEATHER NAME TAG WITH PILOT'S WING, WRIST KNITS REPLACED (USGI), OTHER KNITS REPAIRED, & 2 SMALL HOLES IN LINING.
BELOW AVERAGE AMOUNT OF: STAINS, SNAGS, & ABRASION, EC
CM. Medium, Dated 1972, MIL-J-8279E, Excellent Color!
COLOR PATCHES: "27TH TACTICAL FIGHTER SQUADRON", "TACTICAL AIR COMMAND", U.S. FLAG (MEDIUM SIZE....WELL MADE), BLACK LEATHER NAME TAG, KNITS REPAIRED, LESS THAN AVERAGE: STAINS, WEAR, ABRASION, VERY LITTLE WEAR, EC+
(Sage PAINT on POCKET SNAPs is still in 100% CONDITION)
(Dark Sage Green.................A very nice jacket..............NEAR-NEW!!!!!)
COLOR PATCHES: "THE IRON KNIGHTS 9TH TAC FTR. SQDN.", "TACTICAL AIR COMMAND", and "EAGLE DRIVER". BLACK LEATHER NAME TAG WITH RANK & SENIOR PILOT'S WING ON VELCRO, knits repaired, Less than Average: Stains, Wear, Scuffs, etc., EC+
Color Patches: 9th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron (Black Eagle on a Yellow Disc), "VOIR C'EST SAVOIR 363RD TAC RECON WING",
and U. S. Flag. Large 2" x 5" Black-on-White Stencilled Name Tape, White-on-Blue Senior Pilot's Wing, Yellow-on-Blue Major's Rank-on-Shoulders. Wrist Knits replaced, 1 repair on waist knit, neck knit ok, minor wear hole on lining, Below Average: Wear, Stains, etc., EC
Color Patches: "309TH TAC-FTR SQDN" (shows a "Wild" Donald Duck hurling a Yellow Lightning Bolt), "RETURN WITH HONOR" (31st TFW), "McDONNELL DOUGLAS PHANTOM II" (shows a Phantom in Flight), and a Large (5") "SOUTHEAST ASIA PARTICIPANT WAR GAMES"
(shows a Map of: Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, and Cambodia).
Embroidered White-on-Blue: Pilot's Wing, Rank (sewn-on-shoulders), and Name Tape. Wrist Knits replaced, other knits repaired, a Pin sized hole in sleeve, Below Average: Wear, Stains, Scuffs, and etc., EC
Asian Made Color patches: "35TH TACTICAL FIGHTER SQDN FIRST TO FIGHT", and 8TH Tactical Fighter Wing Gaggle Patch (shows the insignia for: 8th TFW (Black Wolf), 35th TFS (Black Panther), and 80th TFS (Headhunter)).
U. S. Flag and Leather Name Tag with: Pilot's Wing, Name, Rank, and "USAF".
Below Average: Wear, stains, and etc., One wrist knit has small repairs,
Color cut-edge medium size Military Airlift Command, Black Leather Name Tag in Plastic Holder with: Command Pilot’s Badge, Name, & “USAF”, 2 small repairs on Neck Knit, Very-Minor Wear, Excellent Color, EC+