(British flying jacket)
A short jacket, typically leather, tightly gathered at the waist and cuffs by elasticated bands and having a zip front.
- Frozen in time alongside the victims were poignant reminders of young lives cut short: A flying jacket, a toothbrush, a birthday watch.
- It was a young officer, tall, good looking, with a full set of wings on his tunic and wearing a flying jacket over the top.
- Hollywood has fallen in love with Belstaff, too: the designs have appeared in more than 30 movies, including The Aviator (Leonardo DiCaprio's flying jackets) and The Interpreter (Nicole Kidman's satchel).
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