5 of the Coolest Bomber Jackets to Wear With Your Pilot’s Watch

The Jacket Maker A2 Jacket, £260

The Jacket Maker A2 Jacket

A clean interpretation of the A2, with simple detailing and large flap pockets up front, The Jacket Maker’s A2 is a great entry point into the world of aviator jackets. Cut from a supple sheepskin, it comes with a hidden placket, zip-up front and can be made to measure for the perfect fit.

Available at The Jacket Maker.

Goldtop Sheepskin Flying Jacket, £549

Goldtop Sheepskin Flying Jacket

Based on the Battle of Britain spec Irvin Flying Jackets, Goldtop’s take is suitably ready for action, whether you plan to go flying or you need something warm and protective on a motorbike. Made from 100% British sheepskin, it comes with solid brass hardware and a split full-panel back.

Available at Gold Top.

Private White VC Moleskin Bomber, £540

Private White VC Moleskin Bomber

Made in Manchester from luxuriously soft, breathable moleskin, this bomber takes the best of heritage design and updates it with minimal detailing and a flattering, tailored fit. It’s easy to wear whether you dress it up with trousers and leather boots, or down with jeans and trainers.

Available at Private White VC.

Aero Leather A1 Jacket, £720

Aero Leather A1 Flight Jacket

For faithful recreations of original designs, Aero Leather is hard to beat. This A-1 is made in exactly the same way as it was in the 1920s, except the leather has been upgraded to goatskin.  Luxurious details include the hand- sewn buttons and replica label, which shows the pattern and contract number.

Available at Aero Leather.

The Real McCoy’s MA-1 Jacket, £825

The Real McCoy’s MA-1 Jacket

The Real McCoy’s team prides itself on its accurate reproduction garments, which are designed to the same specifications as the originals. Its MA-1 jacket is no different, with its distinctive boxy silhouette, heavy-duty nylon fabric and signature sleeve pocket.

Available at The Real McCoys.

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