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RAF Flying Jacket, Late WW2 Model


As part Aero's continuing process of upgrading our products wherever possible, our WW2 RAF Sheepskin jackets are the latest to undergo a totally overhaul.

We have started the process by introducing this all new model, the Late WW2 Multi Panel jacket, a recreation of the later Irvin jacket used when raw material shortages were at their worst. What started as a a way to save materials ended with, in our opinion, by far the most stylish of all three versions of Leslie Irvin's legendary jacket.

We've gone back to scratch with this new jacket, new patterns have been cut from an original example in our archives resulting in a much improved fit and more authentic sleeve profile. A completely new sheepskin has been sourced in The UK and tanned to perfectly match the original WW2 material specifications and these "new" RAF jackets can be fitted with the choice of two different replica front zippers, both of authentic appearance, our exclusive AM zipper or a Japanese "Waldes" replica of the original Lightning zipper, cuff zip with be a AM zipper  .

The new sheepskin will be available in Russet, as in the photos, and in a darker Seal brown.  Panel configuration of the Multi Panel jackets may vary slightly from one jacket to the next but the overall feel of a genuine RAF jacket from the mid 1940s will be faithfully replicated.

Standard size range is 34" to 48" inclusive, other sizes are available by special order