Royal Canadian Air Force - Canadian Armed Forces - Royal Canadian Air Force


Royal Canadian Air Force - Canadian Armed Forces - Royal Canadian Airforce

Royal Canadian Air Force 1914 to Unification

Cap Badges Air Officers


Wanted
gold wire Officer of Air Rank - General Service Cap Badge 70mm gold wire Officer of Air Rank - Field Service Cap Badge 45mm Pilot Officer to Group Captain Cap Badge

Cap Badges Airmen and Airwomen

Wanted

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 Male WOs 1
General Service Cap Badge
63.8mm
Male WOs 1 Field Service Cap Badge Female WOs 1
General Service Cap Badge
40mm
Airmen (other than WOs 1) General Service Cap Badge Bandsman Silver-Plated Cap Badge

Wanted
Senior Flying Officer 22H/47

Officers' Rank Badges

Sleeves Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted
Shoulder Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted
Flight Cadet and Pilot Officer Flying Officer Flight Lieutenant Squadron Leader Wing Commander Group Captain Air Commodore Air Vice Marshall Air Marshall Air Chief Marshall Marshall of the Royal Canadian Air Force

NCMs Rank Badges

Leading Aircraftmen and Aircraftwomen (not a rank but a classification)







First Pattern Second Pattern Third Pattern 22H/286 Bandsman 22H/239 Khaki

1924 to 1948


Flight Sergeant Warrant Officer Class II
1924 to 1952
1948
1948 to 1952



1958
1958 to 1968




Leading Aircraftman and Leading Aircraft Woman Corporal Sergeant Flight Sergeant Warrant Officer Class 2 Warrant Officer Class 1

Collar Badges

Wanted
Chaplain 19mm

Women's Division

Construction and Maintenance Units, formed November 1942

 

Shoulder badges

Canada

Wool




Khaki/ Drab
Canvas








Blue
Canada





Wanted





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Wanted

 Wanted Wanted
22H/39 Left 22H/37 Right 22H/38 Left 22H/80 Right 22H/81 Left Right Left 22H/102 Right 22H/103
Officers Pattern 1 Pattern 2 Pattern 3 Pattern 4 Airwoman only

Canada/USA

Blue Canada USA
Pattern 1 Left Pattern 1 Right Pattern 2 Left Pattern 2Right Left 22H/59 Right 22H/60

USA

Khaki
Drab






Blue USA

Nationaly Badges

Red on Wool  
Khaki



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White on Green
Grey on Grey
Gold on Black
Red on Black
Blue on Black







White on Blue



White on Black










Argentina Australia Bahamas Belgium Barbados Bermuda Brazil British Honduras B.W. Indies Canada Cuba Channel Islands Czechosvakia Ecuador France Great Britain Greece Guersney Grenada
White on Brown
Red on Khaki










22H/139
Gold on Black
Canvas
Blue on Black


White on Blue




White on Black

























Jamaica Kenya Lagos Nigeria Malaya Malta Mexico Newfoundland 22H/139 New Zealand Netherlands Norway North Ireland Poland Palestine Rhodesia Scotland South Africa South America Trinidad USA


50 Years Reunion Pin 1990

Trade Badges WWII only




Wanted



Wanted

Wanted




Wanted
Aero-Engine Mechanic 22H/135 Air Frame Mechanic 22H/134 Aircraft Electrician 22H/176 Armourer (Bombs) 22H/133 Armourer (Guns) 22H/132 Instrument Maker 22H/136 Marine Crew 22H/185 Metal Worker 22H/137 Meteorologic Observer 22H/180 Photographer 22H/172 Works & Building 22H/138 St. John Ambulance Association 22H/101


Goldwire
Metal to 1958




Metal to Unification
Khaki





Blue









Gilt

Medical 24mm Bandmaster Bandsman Drummer Trumpeter Parachute Rescue Personel Physical Training Instructor 22H/9 Wireless Operator 22H/12

Air Detection Corps
Wanted
English
22H/106
French 22H/122

Ground Observer Corps

Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted
250 Sightings 22H/341 500 Sightings 22H/342 1000 Sightings 22H/343 2 Years 3 Years 5 Years Ground Observer Corps Corps d'Obstruation Terrestre French 22H/333 Observer Light Blue Background 22H/294 Observer Red Background 22H/293 Chief Observer 22H/291 Technical Advisor 22H292

1953

Cap Badges Air Officers


Wanted

Wanted Wanted
General Service Air Officers Cap Badge 70mm Field Service Air Officers Cap Badge 40mm Pilot Officer to Group Captain Cap Badge 636.5mm Pilot Officer to Group Captain Cap Badge 46.5mm RCAF Chaplain Cap Badge 70mm

Cap Badges Airmen and Airwomen

Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted
Male WOs 1
General Service Cap Badge
Female WOs 1
General Service Cap Badge
Airmen (other than WOs 1 General Service Cap Badge  and Woman General Service Cap Badge (1951) Airmen (other than WOs 1) General Service Cap Badge Airmen (other that WOs 1) General Service Cap Badge Male WOs 1 Field Service Cap Badge Airmen (other than WOs 1) Field Service Cap Badge  and Airwomen (other that WOs 1) General Service Cap Badge

Shoulder Badges

Wanted








Officer NCM Left
Pattern 5 22H/232
NCM Right
Pattern 5 22H/233

Collar Badges


Wanted Wanted
Gilt Medical Badge Gilt and White Medical Badge Chaplains' Badge 10mm

Buttons

Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted
Standard Buttons Officers' Mess Dress Buttons

Arm Bands or Brassards

Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted
Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted
OO Orderly Officer
22H/3
DWO Duty Warrant Officer 22H/51 OS Orderly Sergeant 22H/52 SDO Senior Duty Officer 22H/268 OC Orderly Corporal 22H/158 SP Service Police 22H/174 MOV Air Movement 22H/295 RCAF Police 22H/173 Security Guard 22H/238 PRO Public Relations Officer 22H/340 AT Air Traffic 22H/230 Mourning Band 22H/195 Geneva Cross 22H/318 Embarkation Officer 22H/330 RCAC Instructor 22H/267

Aircrew pre 1953

Wanted








Cloth Wire Cloth Wire Cloth Wire Cloth Wire Cloth Wire Cloth Wire Cloth Wire Cloth Wire Cloth Wire Cloth Wire
Pilot 22H/26 Radio Navigator 22H/227 Navigator Radio Officer Flight Engineer 22H/121 Flight Engineer 22H/271 Observer 22H/27 Navigator 22H/117 Bomb Aimer 22H/118 Wireless Air Gunner 22H/119 Air Gunner 22H/120
Reproductions

Aircrew post 1953 to unification


Wanted








Cloth Wire Cloth Wire Cloth Wire Cloth Wire Cloth Wire Cloth Wire Cloth Wire Cloth Wire Cloth Wire Cloth Wire
Pilot Radio Navigator Navigator Radio Officer Flight Engineer Flight Engineer Observer Navigator Bomb Aimer Wireless Air Gunner Air Gunner
Reproductions

Operational Badge

1 Tour 2 Tours 3 Tours 4 Tours

Pathfinder Badge

 

 

 

Cap Badge - General Service Air Officers Cap Badge - Pilot Officer to Group Captain Cap Badge Pilot Officer to Group Captain

Shooting Badges

Wanted Wanted
First Class Expert Marksman


1958

Cap Badges Airmen and Airwomen




WOs 1
General Service Cap Badge
Warrant Officer Class 1 40mm Airmen Cap Badge All Ranks below WOs 1 (1960) 57mm

Course Senior

RCAF Fire Service





Brassard 22H/325 Shoulder Sleeve Insignia Civilian Fire-Fighter 22H/314 Cap Badge Civilian Fire-Fighter 22H/328

RCAF Police

Brassard 22H/173 Belt Buckle Pocket Badge 22H/358

Chaplain

Wanted
Gilt Metal 10mm

Medical

Wanted
Gilt and Gilt Wings 24mm

Shoulder Bagdge





NCM left 22H/232 NCM right 22H/233

Shooting Badges










First Class 22H/281 Marksman 22H/282 Expert 22H/283 Distinguished Marksman 22H/284

Officers' Rank Badges

No. 1 Mess Dress







              LH RH
Shoulder Boards Wanted

Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted
Shoulder Cloth


Tropical Dress



   
   
Flight Cadet and Pilot Officer Flying Officer Flight Lieutenant Squadron Leader Wing Commander Group Captain Air Commodore Air Vice Marshall Air Marshall Air Chief Marshall Marshall of the Royal Canadian Air Force

Ceremonial Belt

NCMs Rank Badges

Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted
Leading Aircraftman and Leading Aircraft Woman Corporal Sergeant Flight Sergeant Warrant Officer Class 2 Warrant Officer Class 1

Unification

Officers

Wanted Wanted
Officer's Cap Badge 57mm  Officer's Cap Badge gold wire

Other Ranks






Recruit Female Recruit Air Operation Branch Green Uniform Blue Uniform Combat
Air Operations Branch cloth

Collar Badges

Left Right
Air Operation Branch Collar Dogs enamel

 

Prototypes (not approved)


Wanted



Left Right
Air Force all gilt 25mm Tri-Services all gilt 25mm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leading Aircraftman/Aircraftwoman

   

   

    Corporal

    1924-1957

   

    1962-1968

   

Sergeant

    1924-1957

   

    1962-1968

   

Flight Sergeant   

    Queen Crown 1958-1968

   

    Queen Crown 1962-1968

     

Warrant Officer Class 2

    King Crown 1924-1948

   

    King Crown 1948-1952

   

    Queen Crown

   

Warrant Officer Class 1

    King Crown 1924-1948

   

    King Crown 1924-1952

   

    Queen Crown small

   

    Queen Crown large

   

    Queen Crown small

   

                               
                               
                               
                               
                               
                               
                               
1958                              
  Pilot Observer Flight Engineer Observer Wireless Air Gunner Navigator Bomb Aimer                

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Canadian Armed Forces

    CF Green Uniform work dress

        Shoulder Badges

       

       

        Ranks

        Private Recruit

        None                                           

       

       

   

    Men's

   

    Slip On

   

    Ranks

        Private Recruit

       

       

      

       

      


Distinctive Environmental Uniform (DEU)

CF Service Dress and DEU (Air)

Non-Commisioned Members 1986 to 2015


  No Badge Wanted


Wanted






Wanted
 

Slip-on Males















Wanted Wanted




Slip-on Females

Wanted

Wanted Wanted Wanted
Wanted
Shoulder Title Rank Recruit Private Trained Corporal Master Corporal Sergeant Warrant Officer Small Unit Warrant Officer Master Warrant Officer Small Unit Master Warrant Officer Chief Warrant Officer Base Chief Warrant Officer Higher Formation Chief Warrant Officer Higher Formation Chief Warrant Officer Formation Chief Warrant Officer   Chief Warrant Officer of the Airforce Canadian Forces Chief Warrant Officer

Non-Commisioned Members 2015 to present

No Badge
Slip-on Males






















Slip-on Females










LH RH Rank Aviator Recruit Aviator Corporal Master Corporal Sergeant Warrant Officer Master Warrant Officer Chief Warrant Officer Command, Group, Formation, Wing, Base  Chief Warrant Officer Command, Group Chief Warrant Officer Canadian Forces Chief Warrant Officer

Officers 1986 to 2016


Slip-on Males
Wanted Wanted




Wanted
Wanted Wanted

Slip-on Females Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted  
                  Left Right Left Right Left Right Left Right  
Shoulder Title   Officer Cadet Second Lieutenant Lieutenant Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Colonel Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General  
 
                  Brigadier to General The Governor General as Commander in Chief of the Canadian Forces

Officers 2015

Male















Wanted
Female






 
Shoulder Badge   Officer Cadet Second Lieutenant Lieutenant Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Colonel Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General  
   
                  Brigadier to General The Governor General as Commander in Chief of the Canadian Forces

Name tags



CADPAT (Canadian Disruptive Pattern) Air Force NCM's



 






Private Recruit Private Corporal Master Corporal Sergeant Warrant Officer Master Warrant Officer Chief Warrant Officer Base Chief Warrant Officer Formation Chief Warrant Officer Command Chief Warrant Officer Canadian Forces Chief Warrant Officer

CADPAT (Canadian Disruptibe Pattern) Air Force Flying Suit NCM's

Wanted









Private Recruit Private Corporal Master Corporal Sergeant Warrant Officer Master Warrant Officer Chief Warrant Officer Base Chief Warrant Officer Formation Chief Warrant Officer Command Chief Warrant Officer Canadian Forces Chief Warrant Officer

CADPAT (Canadian Disruptive Pattern) Air Force Officers            
























Officer Cadet Second Lieutenant Lieutenant Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Colonel Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General

 CADPAT (Canadian Disruptive Pattern) Air Force Flying Suits Officers            



 



















            Left Right Left Right Left Right Left Right
Officer Cadet Second Lieutenant Lieutenant Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Colonel Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General

Jacket

NCM








Wanted Wanted
Wanted
Wanted Wanted Wanted
Private Recruit Private Corporal Master Corporal Sergeant Warrant Officer Master Warrant Officer Chief Warrant Officer Base Chief Warrant Officer Formation Chief Warrant Officer Command Chief Warrant Officer Canadian Forces Chief Warrant Officer

Officer


Wanted

Wanted Wanted Wanted
Wanted
Wanted Wanted
Wanted
Wanted Wanted Wanted

            Left Right Left Right Left Right Left Right
Officer Cadet Second Lieutenant Lieutenant Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Colonel Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General

 


Christian Faith Badges

  Combat Metal Airforce
Christian
Islamic  
Jewish  

 


Sea Service Insignia

Sea Service Insignia

  metal cloth
Level 1 (gun metal) 365 to 729 sea days
Level 2 (bronze) 730 to 1094 sea days
Level 3 (Silver) 1095 to 1459 sea days
Level 4 (gold) 1460 or greater sea days

 


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