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Dress Regs - civvy pilot wings?

#1
A bit of an obscure Q......I seem to recall reading somewhere that there was a "new" pilots wing brevet for wear on No.2's etc for suitably qualified professional civvy pilots serving in Reserve Forces.

Anyone able to clarify this one way or the other?
 
#2
skypilot said:
A bit of an obscure Q......I seem to recall reading somewhere that there was a "new" pilots wing brevet for wear on No.2's etc for suitably qualified professional civvy pilots serving in Reserve Forces.

Anyone able to clarify this one way or the other?
Question:

You walk into a room, there's 12 people sitting there. How can you tell which one of them is a pilot?

Answer
He'll let you know.


Listen mate, get those civvy pilot wings off your uniform and stop acting like a geek.

Now, a tank transporter trade badge. That's different and something to be proud to display.
 
#3
Is it a military qual? Nope well then dont wear it. Next thing, you will be wanting to wear your 25m swimming badge on your 2's.........
 

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#5
Sapper145 said:
Next thing, you will be wanting to wear your 25m swimming badge on your 2's.........
Is that wrong then? How about my cycling proficency and Blue Peter badges? My mum says they look super.
 
#6
sandmanfez said:
Sapper145 said:
Next thing, you will be wanting to wear your 25m swimming badge on your 2's.........
Is that wrong then? How about my cycling proficency and Blue Peter badges? My mum says they look super.
What about Red and Brown Wings?
 
#7
Do red and brown wings go on the chest or on the right arm?
 
#8
skypilot said:
A bit of an obscure Q......I seem to recall reading somewhere that there was a "new" pilots wing brevet for wear on No.2's etc for suitably qualified professional civvy pilots serving in Reserve Forces.

Anyone able to clarify this one way or the other?
Most unlike a pilot to big oneself up at any opportunity :roll: :roll:

in answer to your Q....... NO
 
#9
HVM_Boy said:
Do red and brown wings go on the chest or on the right arm?

Mine are on my face, one on each cheek
 
#10
How embarassing! And the boss promised he'd keep it to himself.....

The question arose due to seeing several such pairs of "genuine issue" wings appearing on eBay, sealed in packets with NSN-type numbering (can't find the links now though).

I guess I'll have to go and unstitch "Jim Fixed It For Me" medal ribbon now as well.......(don't ask, I don't like to talk about it son)

And for info, I'm not TA, nor do I own No2's (of any type, with or without badges). I do however collect military flying badges.

My monicker is also a big clue.....
 
#13
And for info, I'm not TA, nor do I own No2's (of any type, with or without badges). I do however collect military flying badges.

he hee! oh my fecking god! this has to be a WAAHH? :p :p
 
#14
The only civvy pilots wings worn on military uniform are civilian instructors who are employed by the mil. Ie DHFS or Babcock. Most of the time they are ex mil and wear their former service flying badge but there are a couple who are civvy through and through. Being civvies, they only wear them on flying suits. Dont know where they stand if they happen to be reservists too but I suspect they would not be able to wear them on other uniform.



skypilot

My monicker is also a big clue.....

Is you a pilot, mister? Wow. 8O
 
#15
skypilot said:
The question arose due to seeing several such pairs of "genuine issue" wings appearing on eBay, sealed in packets with NSN-type numbering (can't find the links now though).

And for info, I'm not TA, nor do I own No2's (of any type, with or without badges). I do however collect military flying badges.
If you're not military what's with the "sealed in packets with NSN-type numbering"? Either you're a badged up walt or you're telling us little porkies. NSNs is QM-speak....
 
#16
sandmanfez said:
Sapper145 said:
Next thing, you will be wanting to wear your 25m swimming badge on your 2's.........
Is that wrong then? How about my cycling proficency and Blue Peter badges? My mum says they look super.
Right, if you're having those, I'm wearing my Tufty badge next remembrance. 8)
 
#17
Like this one :)
 
#18
I got loads of badges in the Scouts :D I want to wear them get them down both arms it would look fantastic on parade, even better than the yanks and all the guff they wear! :eek:
 
#20
Cholmondley-Warner said:
skypilot said:
The question arose due to seeing several such pairs of "genuine issue" wings appearing on eBay, sealed in packets with NSN-type numbering (can't find the links now though).

And for info, I'm not TA, nor do I own No2's (of any type, with or without badges). I do however collect military flying badges.
If you're not military what's with the "sealed in packets with NSN-type numbering"? Either you're a badged up walt or you're telling us little porkies. NSNs is QM-speak....
He's a fecking padre...

:D :D :D

*edit now not sure - we had someone with a similar name who was a serving padre - but this guy only has 3 posts.
 
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