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RNZAF flyer's jacket; CWU-36/P 1981

Article about: A RNZAF flyer's jacket from 1981. Type CWU-36/P made by Alpha Industries worn by RNZAF aircrew in the 1980's. The CWU-36/P type replaced the L-2B type used throughout the 1970's. This would

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    A RNZAF flyer's jacket from 1981. Type CWU-36/P made by Alpha Industries worn by RNZAF aircrew in the 1980's. The CWU-36/P type replaced the L-2B type used throughout the 1970's. This would be any early example of the type. Scovill gripper zippers.

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    Love these I have the summer and winter versions, Summer is not so comfy when wearing with a T-shirt!! Thanks for showing a NZ issued
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    René

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    You're right, they are more sweaty than the L-2B, probably the fire resistant fabric.

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    Quote by Anderson View Post
    You're right, they are more sweaty than the L-2B, probably the fire resistant fabric.
    naa it's the roughness
    Regards
    René

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    Nice I see it's fairly early, here's the tags from mine. Note the liner material in the CWU-36/P it's not comfy!
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    Last edited by reneblacky; 01-26-2020 at 06:42 AM. Reason: added text
    Regards
    René

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    The L-2B that I have has an orange silk liner. Even you Rene would find that comfy.

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    Quote by Anderson View Post
    The L-2B that I have has an orange silk liner. Even you Rene would find that comfy.
    Yep my later version is ... but it doesn't fit now a days!!!
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    René

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