WWII Era USAAF Army Air Force Type A-4 OD Green Summer Flying Suit - Size 36 - Very Nice Condition. This flying suit is made from OD Gabardine material. It is used, please see photo's for condition.
It has several minor spots on the material. It still has the original waist belt. No size tag, we measured it as a 36 chest. These were worn by pilots and flight crews during the early years of WWII. The Type A-4 Flying Suit was made of olive drab gabardine with a zipper front and belted waist.
It usually had a diagonal chest pocket and an open pocket on the righ front shin. Some examples have two chest and/or two shin pockets, all with or without zippers. This suit was standardized March 18, 1930 and was used in various forms throughout WWII.
This would make a great example in someone's WWII US Army Air Force Collection. Check out my other items. The item "WWII Era USAAF Army Air Force Type A-4 Summer Flying Suit OD Green Size 36" is in sale since Sunday, May 10, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Uniforms". The seller is "koolstuff1958" and is located in Henderson, Nevada.This item can be shipped to United States.