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Old 05-08-08, 05:32 PM
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Default SAS wings I'm not to sure about

Hi guys, could someone tell me if these SAS wings are genuine or not? They look waaaaay to clean and crisp to me.
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Old 05-08-08, 06:40 PM
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The one on the left looks ok, but the one on the right looks a bit iffy to me.

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Old 05-08-08, 07:50 PM
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Tom....that's a picture of the reverse mate
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Old 05-08-08, 07:54 PM
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Thats why then.... look like an australian wing.... my eyes must be going :-)

I have the same wing and I'm happy with mine, so yours looks good too........ :-)

Always is confusing mentioning wings (plural)...... :-)

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It looks similar to a local manufacture Australian pattern wing used on greens but the background material is wrong - it was woven on green cotton. The one pictured was not worn in the unit. Ours were straight across the top of the wings, not drooping, on polyester material for summer dress and we used the British pattern wing for winter dress, although there was an Australian pattern winter wing woven on dark khaki felt - again straight across the top and the parachute had four black lines dividing the canopy - very smart and durable too but for some reason not used in the Regiment. The cotton lines used on the Brit wing to define rigging lines, the wing itself, etc used to fall apart after a couple of years. There are now new pattern wings very similar to the old Australian pattern winter wing mentioned above but woven on black cloth for wear on all uniforms.
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I think the drooping of the wings indicates a ta unit ie 21 or 23 and the straight wings were for 22.
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Old 12-08-08, 06:10 PM
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I think the drooping of the wings indicates a ta unit ie 21 or 23 and the straight wings were for 22.
Hi,

Not on Aussie stuff IIRC, only Brit stuff has that distinction.

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Old 12-08-08, 08:28 PM
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Possibly Rhodesia.
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Hi Pieter
Brian here, these are 100% Genuine NZSAS wings

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Old 25-08-08, 10:26 PM
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Hi Pieter
Just to add mate, these are singapore made, they are in the ANZAC elite
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I concur with Brian. Made by Sunny Tailor in Singapore.
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Old 23-12-08, 01:17 PM
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Sorry guys, I forgot to say thanks......so, thanks
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Old 23-12-08, 11:00 PM
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Brian is correct. I have about 4 variations of this wing. NZSAS made in Singapore
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