Prior to December 1941 as a volunteer fighter squadron fighting the Japanese in China, the American Volunteer Group was nicknamed the Flying Tigers. Absorbed into the Army Air Force on July 4th 1942, the 23rd Fighter Group was the official new name for the AVG, but kept their nom de guerre “The Flying Tigers”. This authentic Flying Tigers leather bomber jacket is studded with history. Pair this original Flying Tigers flight jacket with the Flying Tigers Tee to complete your look.
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- 100% horsehide leather
- Cotton poplin lining in russet
- Left chest Flying Tigers patch
Left sleeve bullion thread China Burma India patch
- Right sleeve 14th Air Force bullion badge
- Leather appliqué blood chit on the back
- Hook and eye at neckline
- Two front flap snap pockets
- Knit cuffs and waistband
- This is a regular fit jacket
- Available in brown
- Proudly made in the USA.
Since our items are made in the USA, please expect delivery within 2-3 weeks if your size is back ordered as we rush to produce. Should it take longer we will advise you personally. We appreciate your patience. Know that we produce the best quality flight apparel and want to make sure you are satisfied.