In four short years, the US Army Air Forces grew from a small air service to a mighty armada that swept the Luftwaffe from the skies, and was capable of projecting force on a global scale. AAF pilots of WW2 were issued the classic aviator's kit bag to carry their flight jacket, helmet, oxygen mask, goggles, and other vital gear aboard the aircraft on missions.
Original AAF WW2 aviator kit bags are rare today. This US Army AAF WW2 EASTMAN PILOT KHAKI AVIATOR'S KIT BAG is a top of the line MODERN REPRODUCTION by the famous Eastman Leather Clothing Company. It's in MINT, unused condition, with absolutely no rips, holes, tears, or damage of any kind to the crisp khaki canvas construction.It is stamped AVIATORS KIT BAG / AN 6505-1 / PROPERTY / U. GOVERNMENT at the left front. It has two open top pockets at the interior back, and carries the traditional "Produced by / Eastman Leather Clothing" maker's label under the dual snap closure flap at the middle top.
So there it is, a beautiful example of a repro USAAF WW2 PILOT KHAKI AVIATOR'S KIT BAG. It all adds up to a great piece of military aviation equipment and sporting classics. 20" x 14" x 8 when full as you can see from the picture. For customers in the U. On every fighting front you'll be good to go ahead of the rest.This many be useful for overseas customers. The item "US Army AAF WW2 EASTMAN PILOT KHAKI AVIATOR'S KIT BAG for Leather Flight Jacket" is in sale since Monday, July 6, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\Other Militaria\Other Forces".
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