When military aviation was first introduced during WWI the need of protective clothing arose for pilots as cockpits were exposed at that time.
Brought to use by the U.S. Navy in the 1930s, and standardized by the Navy in 1940 as the M-422A, the G-1 flight jacket has been for years a military staple, replacing the A-2 in 1943.
Designed and produced in the heart of New York City, Spiewak Golden Fleece is the heritage capsule collection of the Spiewak brand where each model is developed to embrace the spirit of the brand's heroes from the past. Spiewak Golden Fleece's G-1 features the iconic silhouette of the flight jacket with the addition of premium 24OZ varsity melton wool and real Icelandic shearling collar.
The modern adaptation for a timeless icon