Alpha Industries Nose Dive Flight Jacket

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In November 1959, Wynn helped Alpha take over the sublease on a small factory space on 11th Street in downtown Knoxville from the Levi Strauss Company, a space which had been previously used by Dobbs Industries. After Wynn helped Gelber arrange for the lease of sewing equipment and skilled operators, Alpha Industries was ready to begin production. While Samuel Gelber began to bid on Department of Defense contracts for Alpha, Wynn arranged a subcontracting agreement to manufacture the MA-1 flight jacket so that Alpha's 35 employees would have immediate work. It was only one month later, in December 1959, that Alpha Industries received its first Department of Defense contracts.
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The Alpha Nose Dive is a light-weight bomber style jacket with faux shearling collar and lining. 100% cotton washed shell provides a soft and well-worn look. Special screen-printed patch on left sleeve depicts the iconic Army Air Forces insignia, while front metal zipper, two narrow arm pencil pockets and knit cuffs/waistband complete the old school ‘flying jacket’ feel. 100% polyester filling keeps the jacket light, but warm. Two interior pockets and two exterior pockets button shut.

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SKU 0198-0343
Manufacturer # MJN43918C1
Manufacturer Alpha Industries

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