Private White VC

The Flight Jacket

£295 £595

Inspired by the G-1 flight jackets of the Second World War, the Flight Jacket has been expertly handcrafted using the finest UK woven doeskin* wool.

*Doeskin is a medium-weight wool fabric with a short nap and tight weave. It is softer than the more commonly used Melton, but it is still very hardwearing due to its compact weave and construction

  • Water resistant 100% merino wool outer cloth (woven from our local friends at Mallalieus of Delph) 
  • Tubular quilted wool wadding for optimal insulation
  • Real shearling collar
  • Two-way copper zip centre front fastening
  • Ribbed cuff and hem
  • Military grade copper hardware from RIRI of Switzerland  
  • Action back sleeve for ease of movement and comfort
  • Reinforced elbow patches
  • Two internal zip-secure oversized tablet pockets
  • Two external stud secure patch pockets with side entry
  • Etched copper rivets on the back neck and hanger loop
  • Made in Private White's own factory in Manchester

FIT

Model is 6’2” (188 cm) and weighs 80 kg. He has a 40” chest and a 27.5” sleeve (from shoulder to cuff). He has a 34.5” waist and his outside leg is 41” (taken from his natural waist to the trouser hem). He wears a Private White V.C. size 4 (Medium) in our outerwear, coats, jackets and tops and in all our legwear he wears a size 34”.This garment is a regular fit and we recommend you take your usual size. 

FABRIC & AFTERCARE

  • Outer fabric: 100% doeskin wool. (585 gsm - grams per square metre)
  • Body Lining: 100% Cotton (129gms)
  • Sleeve Lining: 100% Viscose
  • 100% wool wadding (so warm and breathable)
  • Real shearling collar
  • Dry clean only

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