|U.S. Army Air Force
Type A-2 Flight Jacket
|This Type A-2 Flight Jacket was made by The Bronco Manufacturing Corporation,
New York, New York.
Also shown is a Type A-4 Parachute Harness with Chest Pack Parachute Container. This style of parachute
was known as the "Yellow Group" due to the style of attachment hooks. This parachute harness was used as
a prop in the movie "Memphis Belle".
The Type A-3 Parachute group was known as the "Red Group" which had a different style attachment hook
Also shown is the Type B-4 Pneumatic Life Vest - also know as the "Mae West"
and a B-6 Winter Flying Helmet.
|A-2 Flying Jacket, left photo.
A-2 Flying Jacket Nomenclature Tag, left
This nomenclature tag reads:
DRAWING No. 30-1415
AIR FORCE U.S.ARMY
BRONCO MFG. CORP.
NEW YORK, N.Y.