Is this MA-1 from 1956

dav3469

Active Member
Not sure about the date, but if it is a ‘56, the owner got good service out of it. The A-7D prototype flew in 68, and squadron service in 1970.
 

Flightengineer

Well-Known Member
I don't know this manufacturer, but MA-1 jackets by specification A were made before 1960.

The jacket could have been issued to the pilot later, this explains the patches from the 70s.
 

Cocker

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Can't say the date exactly, but this is indeed an A series MA-1, so somewhere in the mid 50s. Sage green lining and oxygen tab are dead giveaways for very early models. Nice score!
 
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