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Old 21-07-19, 10:53 PM
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Originally Posted by dragon166 View Post
The badge you have is a RAF aircrew arm eagle. It was introduced in 1950 on the demise of the Aircrew Ranking System (Star & Garter Badges). It is worn by Sergeants and Flight Sergeants above their rank stripes and by Master Aircrew on their Rank Badge. They are worn in pairs with the Eagle facing to the wearers rear. Therefore your Eagle is for the right arm. It can be found in gilding metal/brass and in Anodised Aluminium. It is still in use today.
Dave (Dragon 166)
Thanks for your input, much appreciated. I have been pouring over books and the internet for some time trying to identify the die struck eagle with the loops and split pin. Is there any other reference material regarding RAF and RNAS eagles other than Warren Carroll's book Eagles Recalled that you are aware of?
Thanks again
Stan (Badge)
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Old 22-07-19, 02:02 AM
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Hi Stan
I have written a couple of volumes about RAF Badges. If you would like copies then please PM me and I will send them by Wetransfer.
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