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100 Years of The British Royal Air Force

100 Years of The British Royal Air Force

Today on this 100th anniversary of Great Britain’s Royal Air Force Cockpit USA commemorates the bravery and history our country’s strongest ally in Europe.  Our RAF sheepskin bomber jacket represents the... Read More
Jacky Clyman on International Women's Day

Jacky Clyman on International Women's Day

This month we observe International Women's Day on March 8th and we would like to spotlight someone near and dear to us, our Vice President Jacky Clyman. Jacky is an... Read More
PBY 5As Aircraft, part of The Black Cats Missions

A Brief History of The Black Cats

Imagine flying closely over the dangerous waters of the South Pacific during WWII, hiding in the darkness of the night from enemy ships. These nighttime operations referred to as “Black... Read More
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#CockpitGlobeTrotters: Chronicles of Kire

In our last Globetrotters blog, I promised we would soon be meeting Luca’s mother, to follow along on her adventures as she field-tests classic Cockpit USA styles in Africa and... Read More
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#CockpitGlobetrotters: Arctic Freediver

Our person of interest this month takes us out of Africa, and into North Norway Arctic. When we launched the Cockpit Globetrotters campaign, some shots from Don Young at Newland,... Read More
Cockpit USA 7th Air Force Souvenir Jacket

History of the Souvenir Jacket

The souvenir jacket originated shortly after World War II in occupied Japan. American soldiers who served in the Pacific Theater commissioned these beautifully hand embroidered jackets as a memento of... Read More
American Airpower Museum's P-40

75th Anniversary AVG Reunion

Atlanta GA, September 21-25, 2016, Cockpit USA, and the American Airpower museum had the honor of participating in the 75th Anniversary commemoration of the American Volunteer Group (AVG). Two of... Read More