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A scarce USAAC Seniors Pilot wing, pin back with safety catch example, maker marked N.S. Meyer New York.
The qualifying requirements for the Senior Pilot Wings, generally accepted are 5 years as rated pilot and permanent award of pilot rating and 1500 hours logged.
Here is another variation USAAC small size wing for wear on a shirt or sometimes on a garrison cap, pin back with safety catch and in sterling silver.
Here we have a USAAC small size wing for wear on a shirt. Pin back with safety catch, maker marked N.S. Meyer New York and in sterling silver.
A full size USAAC Pilot Wings, good pin back example with safety catch.
A Balloon Corps Wing, offered for sale in the 1937 Veterans Publications.
The wing is in mint condition, measures 3 3/8" x 1 1/8" embroidered with a cheese backing.
An good and unusual AOPA wing, pin back with safety clasp, enameled shield blue over white,
Measures 2 15/16"
Up-dated information and thanks to Joe Swanson a member of AOPA.:-
WWII Auxiliary Officer Pilots Association. This is incorrect. AOPA stands for the Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association. It is a civilian general aviation organization that supports and represents the interests of general aviation in the United States. They publish a monthly magazine that I’ve received for the past twenty-five years.
USAAF Bombardier wing in summer issue tan cloth.
Measures 3 1/8" x 1 1/8"
USAAF Combat Observer wing summer issue in tan.
Measures 3 3/8" x 1 1/8"
A USAAF Balloon Observer in cloth summer issue tan.
Measures 3 1/4" x 1 1/2"
USAAF Service Pilot in cloth.
Measures 3 5/8" x 1 3/4"
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