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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
Roads leaving to the Chosin Reservoir

The Fishtail Parka

Korea 1950, the U.S was at war defending South Korea from an invasion by North Korea and Communist China! On 14 November 1950, a cold front from Siberia descended over the Chosin... 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

#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

#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

#CockpitGlobeTrotters: The Story Teller

It had been 7 years since Matthew and Jen Landis spent their honeymoon on Safari in Africa. A magical experience that marked the beginning of their adventures together, and a... Read More
Referencing our original art while working on one of the first of 10 jackets.

Cockpit USA and Budweiser

Amazing things can result from everyone being committed and passionate about the goal. This is what happened when a project that was originally intended to be a single limited edition... Read More
Cockpit USA 7th Air Force Souvenir Jacket

History of the Souvenir Jacket

The vintage 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... 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