A-2 Flying Jacket


According to donor, Emil Pindzola, he wore his leather A-2 flying jacket for approximately 5,000 flying hours. On the shoulders are black metal captain’s rank. On the front are a leather nametag that reads “E. Pindzola” and a sewn-on, embroidered Ferry Command patch.

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Era: World War II
Clothing & Insignia: Jackets
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Not on display

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Every artifact in the Air Mobility Command Museum, including this one, is part of the United States Air Force Heritage Program. We are not able to loan or sell artifacts in the museum's collection.

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I grew up knowing that jacket. He was my father. So proud ! -Mike Pindzola