Warm Cons: None that I have found Review: This product is well made and fits nice and is very warm. Fit is perfect (take their advise and order one size larger than normal). I haven't worn either of my other leather flight jackets since receiving it. Review: I searched along time to find one like I wore in the air force in the mid sixties. I was a little disappointed that I had to order a 2X , but I guess mother nature has has take her toll after 45 years. It is every bit as good as the original jacket I had 40 years a go when I was an aircrew member in the USAF. Thursday, December 12, 2013 A great buy by Pony Tail Paul from Indianapolis IN USA Pros: A Real Flight Jacket Cons: None that I know of Review: This was a great deal for a real military grade flight jacket, I have paid more money for imposters that didn't last a year before the seams started to come apart Was this Review Helpful to you? Perfiect fit for my husband who loved it and can't wait to wear it. by Rick from Fort Davis TX USA Review: First rate construction, very tailored fit, excellent materials, etc. Thursday, December 09, 2010 by A Customer from Henderson NV USA Review: I bought this jacket for my son who is a private pilot. It is still one of the best jackets around for the price.I had heard reviews saying the zipper was hard to use, but mine works fine every time. Sunday, January 12, 2014 Buy only if you demand "The Best"! I bought a small American Flag to put on my sleeve. Monday, December 09, 2013 High Quality - Beware the Sizing by Rick from Council Bluffs IA USA Pros: The original and looks it, high quality Cons: They run small, some won't like the cut Review: The quality of this jacket (Chinese-made for an American company) is excellent, far better than that of the imitations I've looked at. Yes the zipper is a little problamatic, but easily resolved with a little zipper waxing. by A Customer from Morgantown WV Pros: Perfect Cons: None Review: This is it! Sunday, January 22, 2012 What you see is what you get, which is good by A Customer from CA USA Pros: good materials & construction Cons: zippper works fine, but a little hard to "line it up" Review: Product as advertised...as the one the army issued me in 1969! THE ONLY THING I WOULD LIKE TO SEE IS: YOUR CATALOG OFFER LEATHER NAME TAGS, VELCRO FOR THE JACKET. Please note, it's a cold weather jacket, not one you'd want when a light weather top would suffice. Wednesday, January 19, 2011 You won't be disappointed with this purchase! It is a Christmas gift so he hasn't had the pleasure of wearing it yet but I was very happy with the quality of the jacket and am anxious for him to wear it with pride. I am retired now but this MA-1 Green Flight Jacket still delivers. Military supplier Cons: More expensive that the knock-offs, however you get what you pay for! Alpha Industries has great attention to details on this jacket.Review: Good looking,just like the military "issued model". A great winter jacket but a little heavy as a spring jacket. by Paul from Clifton Springs NY USA Pros: Everything-Great-Jacket!! Durham from Huntsville TX USA Pros: Look, fit ,feel all great. Review: Like the look, like the fit, like the feel. Cons: None Review: I am very glad I found this web site. by Stephen Lopatic from Harrisburg PA USA Pros: Authentic Cons: none Review: This jacket is just like the one I wore as a member of the USAF 96th Combat Defense Squadron in 1963-66. The zipper is a little sharp-but hey, so was the one I wore 47 years ago. I intend to "trick-out" the jacket with some unit patches. Tuesday, April 10, 2012 Best of the best I will buy this product again by Line up from grand haven MI USA Pros: Top line jacket, makes me look good Cons: None that I could find Review: The MA-1 Flight Jacket I recently purchased is above average.My pilot friends are very envious Was this Review Helpful to you? Cons: none Review: I have wanted one of these jackets for a VERY long time.least 40 years! Cons: None Review: I Like everything about this jacket. by A Customer from San Diego CA USA Cons: The zipper is a little sharp on the neck . I have been wanting to buy this jacket for years and I am not at all disappointed with it. Buy one size larger than you wear you won't be sorry. The materials,stitching and the man-sized zipper make this a jacket any pilot would wear. Thursday, March 15, 2012 very satisfied met expectations by richard from grafton MA USA Cons: would have liked the military contractor label Review: Just like the one I had in the USAF. Tuesday, February 28, 2012 Delighted by Billie from Norwalk CA USA Review: It's been awhile since my husband has had a real Pilot jacket.I tolerate the zippers because I like the jackets so much Was this Review Helpful to you? Another reviewer was right,when they said zipper was very sharp! Service and shipping were excellent Cons: No cons what so ever Review: Much more than my expectations. The single negative is that the metal zipper is quite sharp and scratches skin if the zipper is left open a bit, like at the neck area. I'm about to try using some fine sandpaper to try to dull the back side of the teeth. Cons: None that I can think ok Review: This flight jacket is awesome. by Ed, retired pilot from Breinigsville PA USA Pros: Warm, durable and attractive. A: This is a mid-weight jacket suitable for colder to mild climates.
Colonel Robert Whitlow remained in the Air Force and was the First Directer of Athletic at the Air Force Academy. And it fit like a glove, the zipper was heavy duty, and did not stick or hang up. Found a Rothco in a local store for less $$ but that made me go right back to Alpha! A size bigger works well and all 3 of mine had great zippers! Tuesday, November 25, 2014 by TK from New Haven CT USA Pros: Reversible jacket with dayglow orange inside. One detail that really like are the pen pockets on the sleeve -- they include "hidden" plastic tip protectors to keep pen and pencils from poking through the fabric. Saturday, September 20, 2014 More than I expected by B52's and Gam 77's from Greenville Tx Pros: I'll buy some more for Christmas gifts Cons: Have to pay attention when starting zipper. It was sooo loved by the thief it was never seen again! The orange lining one the lighter MA-1 was made of satin cloth shiny and slick easy to slip your hands in and out. This jacket reminds me so much of his, almost the same quality.
The pockets seem a bit too high and the collar needs to loosen up. The second one the bottom of the zipper pulled apart so he must be careful when he zips it up. Review: Mys husband likes the jacket, so much this is the third one he owns. Monday, February 16, 2015 Best jacket that I've ever owned! My request to be allowed to keep it, fell on deaf ears. Cons: none Review: It was just like the one that I wore in ((VET_ NAM ) but no blood stains on it. The jacket brings back a lot of memories and I have been able to locate most of the patches I wore at that time which will be sewn on. Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by Todd from Whittier, CA Review: As memory serves Alpha'a MA-1 jacket is just like what I wore those many years ago in the USAF. only issue I had was the long shipping time of one week.
by Douglas from Ewa Beach HI USA Pros: A great jacket for a very affordable price. Review: I have owned other jackets that have been way too heavy and bulky-but didn't keep me much warmer than my A1. by Jimmie from Cedar Park TX USA Pros: Warm, nude pockets. My spouse, however, was lucky enough to keep his & he wore it until it was rather dilapidated. The jacket is bulky but light weight so you feel surrounded by a lot of comfort. We had a party to attend and based on the quick shipping comments I figured for enough lead time but it took longer then expected. Tuesday, January 15, 2013 Not up to expectations by Mark from Ruffs Dale PA USA Pros: Materials OK. Wednesday, November 28, 2012 A good value and outstanding product. from Little Rock, AR Cons: None Review: I received my order today. I was a pilot in the Air Force for over 20 years and spent a lot of time wearing this jacket. Sunday, October 21, 2012 by Sebert from Wichita Falls, TX Review: I purchased this jacket for a friend who is 80 years old and just told me a few days back that one thing he always wanted was a flight jacket like he had in the Air Force .
Besides, my new A1 is really great looking, super comfortable and we'll-designed. Over the years I'd purchased a couple of replacements for him & neither were of the quality of the original. Cons: Wrokmanship average at best Review: This is my fourth MA-1, and it is not up to the standards of the previous three. Fit perfect and is exacly like one I wore in military. The jacket I received actually seems to be a better quality than my original issue Air Force jacket. I ordered a size larger than I normally wear which worked out perfect. Wednesday, November 28, 2012 Bought two - One for me and one for wife by Ray from Gaffney SC USA Pros: Well made and great to wear with jeans. When he was discharged he had to turn his in and he said that he tried everything to get the Supply Sgt. I received the jacket by UPS and met Jack at Denny's to give it to him.
The MA1 recently purchased from your website is the most like the original that I've found. Problem with sizing: Although it is an XL, it is short through the torso. As well as being a very serviceable jacket it brings back a lot of old memories. Cons: None Review: Just like the one I wore in the Air Force. The look on his face and the happiness he showed was well worth the price I paid for the jacket.