Badge, Glider Pilot, United States Army Air Forces


Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Inventory Number


Physical Description

United States Army Air Forces Glider Pilot Badge; white embroidered thread on olive drab wool; letter "G" on horizontal lined center shield; regulation size for wear on olive drab uniform tunic or service coat.

Credit Line

Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences, Inc.

Country of Origin

United States of America


  • Synthetic Fabric
  • Plastic
  • Embroidery Thread
  • Possible Adhesive


3-D: 10.8 × 0.2 × 4.9cm (4 1/4 × 1/16 × 1 15/16 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum



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