Flight Suits - How well do they fit?

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Flight Suits - How well do they fit?

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So I will be attending the Adult Advanced Academy in November. I've ordered a Flight Suit as part of my package and am wondering how well true they are to size? I'm a 2XL in all of my clothes and they are pretty baggy. However, on a lark, I picked up a Vintage Flight Suit from the early 2000's (I'm guessing) that was an XL and it was a no-go! Should I be worried and order a size up?
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Re: Flight Suits - How well do they fit?

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Having worn flught suits several times for real aircraft,, I can tell you they're supposed to be worn over other clothes, but not like work coveralls.
A little baggy is just fine as there are gathers at the waist.
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Re: Flight Suits - How well do they fit?

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Thanks! I just want to make sure that the one I ordered will actually fit. I'm scared that I get down there and try the thing on excitedly only to find out...Nope!
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Re: Flight Suits - How well do they fit?

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The XL's do fit tight. You should def order a size up, for comfort more than anything.
Also, if the suit you ordered doesn't fit, they will swap it out for you.
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Good to know! Thanks!
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Re: Flight Suits - How well do they fit?

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So I went ahead and purchased a Flight Suit from the Museum store in one size up and it is a tight fit! I may have to go another size up unless I can drop another ten pounds by the start of the session.
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