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A-2 jacket

The Type A-2 Flight Jacket Web Page

A study of this classic piece of aviation clothing is presented through detailed photos and descriptions along with some history. Also included is information about vintage jackets and modern reproductions.

Keep 'em Flying

Keep 'em Flying: A World War II Retrospective

A survey of the U.S. Army Air Corps and flying gear of WWII, including The Flight Jacket Gallery, Crush Caps, links, and more.

The Flight Jacket Gallery now includes jacket photos from the U.S. Air Force Museum in Dayton, Ohio.

Acme Depot Showcase

The Acme Depot Showcase is a periodically updated feature space for highlighting a variety of items or topics from diverse areas of interest. Each edition of Showcase will present a single subject, typically with a brief description and illustrations.

Check in regularly for new issues of Showcase. If you miss any, you can find previous Showcase features in the Showcase Archive.

The current issue is Showcase #6: Type H-1 Bailout Oxygen Cylinder.

Bert Stiles

A Tribute to Bert Stiles

The author of Serenade to the Big Bird is remembered.

Updated: 2 January 2013.

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