The Air Force Flight Jackets are available for civilians to buy these days, whether a pilot or not. Similar to the Navy flight jacket, they are easily recognized from other military jackets.
What makes the flight jacket so special?
Generally 100% leather or nylon
The unique pilots look
Is the jacket expensive?
For the all leather variety they are very reasonable, and very inexpensive for the nylon jackets.
When is a good time to wear it?
Unless your Tom Cruise, you probably won’t be sporting one in San Diego. If your a pilot, any time is good.
The Air Force Flight Jacket can keep you stylish and warm while you fly. We didn’t want to just say so, we wanted to test it ourselves. See Military Surplus Girl Carla Blackston test the jacket in Military Surplus Weekly if you need more convincing.