The Altitude is an N-3B inspired parka with an Oxford nylon shell and polyester twill padding and lining. This warm parka comes with a soft faux mouton lined hood, inset knit cuffs and a removable faux fur strip around the hood to protect you against the elements. Other features include drawstring waist, right arm shoulder patch, and oxygen tab.
Genuine leather trim
Removable faux fur strip
Hood lined with synthetic mouton fur and trimmed with removable faux fur. Includes adjustable take-up strap
Inset knit cuffs for added warmth and size adjustments
Full length front storm flap to help keep the rain and snow out
The first N-3B jackets were produced in the 1950s for air crews who were assigned to transport troops in extremely cold climates. The parkas were originally made of a Dupont flight silk nylon outer shell and the lining padded with a wool blanket type material. The padding was changed to polyester wadding in the 1970s. The long jackets became known as the