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pilot wings

Post by jessief111d » Tue Feb 26, 2019 12:30 am

In my Fathers ribbons he has a pilot wings, he was a Sgt and aircraft mechanic. I read some where that they had wings for enlisted personnel Is this true. Thank you for your help and time in this matter

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Re: pilot wings

Post by RSwank » Mon Mar 04, 2019 7:51 am

For the Army Air Force, if your father as a non-com was on a flight crew he would most likely have had gunner's wings or possibly flight crew wings.

http://www.ww2wings.com/wings/usaaf/usaafaircrew.shtml

http://www.ww2wings.com/wings/usaaf/usaafgunner.shtml

He would not have been qualified as a pilot.

http://www.ww2wings.com/wings/usaaf/usaafpilot.shtml

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