Composition and classification

Found in Section 12.2 Page 54

Applies to Gender Both

a. Material composition. The flight coverall fabric is a blend of 92 percent NOMEX, 5 percent Kevlar, and 3 percent static dissipative fiber, plain weave, sage green and tan 380 in color.

b. Uniform composition. The flight uniform comprises the following items:

(1) One-piece organizational flight coverall. The coveralls are unlined, with a slide-fastener front closure, hook-and- pile fastener tape adjustments for the waist and sleeves, and a slide fastener on the bottom of each leg. There are two breast patch pockets, a combination utility and pencil pocket on the left sleeve, two thigh patch pockets, a knife pocket with lanyard on the left thigh, two lower-leg patch pockets, and a multiple pencil compartment pocket on the right lower-leg pocket. Except for the knife pocket, all pockets have slide-fastener closures.

(2) Gloves, flight. The gloves are of the four-finger and thumb type. The front of the hand and fingers are leather. An elastic take-up tab is used on the front of the wrist.

(3) Jacket, flight. The jacket has knitted cuffs and waistband, a front slide-fastener closure with an inside protective flap, a collar with a hook-and-pile tab closure, and diagonal side pockets with flaps. The left sleeve has a utility/pencil pocket. The jacket is fully lined.

c. Accessories. The following accessories are normally worn with the flight uniform. (1) Boots, combat leather, black (para 27–3).

(2) Headgear.

(a) Beret (para 3–2b(1)).

(b) Cap, patrol (formerly BDU) (para 3–2b(2)). (c) Helmet, aviator.

(3) Socks, black, cushion sole (para 27–24a). (4) Undergarments (para 27–28).

(5) Undershirt, brown (para 27–28e).

(6) Organizational clothing and equipment, as determined by the commander in accordance with CTA 50–900. (7) Gloves, flyer’s, LIN J67052.

d. Classification. The flight uniform is an organizational issue uniform. The beret is an organizational issue item.

DA Pam 710–2–1 governs turn-in and reissue of the beret.