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Old 01-11-13, 03:24 PM
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Default Canadian Astronaut wings

I can see on Chris Hadfield's mission "pick" badge that there is a set of astronaut military wings. What were the variants produced, and where is a source for them?

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Old 01-11-13, 07:02 PM
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Old 02-11-13, 12:52 AM
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Default astronaut...

This is the best resolution picture I have seen of these wings... Can you please PM me a source for them?
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Old 10-11-13, 06:38 PM
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I have been offered a set of wings, thanks to the help from members of this forum!
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Old 30-08-14, 01:31 AM
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Here is a scan of these wings.

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Old 30-08-14, 01:27 PM
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Flight Suit?
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Old 02-09-14, 05:12 PM
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These wings have always been a bit of a mystery. They are not rare. I have seen them for sale at shows and on ebay. I am not sure, I think we have 6 or lso qualified people in Canada to wear that wing? Maybe a forum member can comment. If that low a number of people entitled to wear it, then strange that they even available to the public.
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Old 09-09-14, 01:45 PM
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Only Mr. Hadfield has been qualified to wear the wings - you have to have flown is space in order to qualify and be part of the military - and therefore the required quantity by the Forces should be very limited.

I guess they still buy badges in bulk, and were probably left with a whole bunch of unused or likely to be unused badges around.

I too have seen the at shows and on the Bay.
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Old 09-09-14, 04:44 PM
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I've seen a large bag of these wings in clothing stores. I'm assuming that there was a large order that was then distributed to the various bases.

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Old 10-09-14, 02:31 AM
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Where does one locate the flight suit version of the astronaut wing? I would be very interested in one of these!
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Old 10-09-14, 06:43 AM
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Hello,

I have been following this thread. I would like to obtain examples of this wing.

Could anyone assist please?

Thank you...
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Old 11-09-14, 03:18 AM
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Be patient. They are around and not expensive. Do you live in Southern Ontario?
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There is a pair for sale on eBay.
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