The USAF MA-1 Flight Jacket is a classic USAF nylon flight jacket. Next to the A-2, the USAF MA-1 Flight jacket is perhaps the most iconic flight jacket issued by the USAF. This classic, introduced in the 1950’s, quintessential nylon flyer’s jacket: lightweight, warm and exceptionally functional. Its style and versatility also made it the first military flight jacket to make the leap into civilian fashion. Even if you are not a pilot, you will find the MA-1 to be one of the best all-purpose jackets you can own! This popular jacket protected our pilots for decades, in the air and on the ground!