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  1. which eventually became part of popular culture and apparel

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 27, 2008
  2. In the First World War most airplanes did not have an enclosed cockpit, which necessitated a garment that could keep pilots sufficiently warm

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 27, 2008
  3. While serving in France and Belgium, the Royal Flying Corps pilots had already begun wearing long leather coats in 1915, and the trend caught on

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 27, 2008
  4. The US Army established the Aviation Clothing Board in September 1917 and began distributing heavy-duty leather flight jackets; with high wraparound collars, zipper closures with wind flaps, snug cuffs and waists, and some fringed and lined with fur

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 27, 2008
  5. Thus, the American flight jacket was born

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