Flight Engineer Wings/badge Wwii Army Air Corps Sterling Silver Rare For Sale
Engineer Wings/Badge WWII Army Air Corps Sterling Silver RARE
Flight Engineer’s wings are one of the rarest of all U.S. Air Corps wings
because they were not authorized until June 1945. The position dates from the
introduction of the B-29 Super Fortress when it was realized that a third
officer was needed to control the mechanical functions of that plane. The
position was done away with when the Air Corps became the Air Force in 1948.
These wings have exceptionally nice detail on the feathers and the pistons on
the engine. Sterling silver with pin back. Made by N.S. Meyer Co. See the
pictures. Ask questions. Insurance is up to the discretion of the buyer.
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Flight Engineer Wings/badge Wwii Army Air Corps Sterling Silver Rare: $153