Badge, Pilot, Western Air Lines


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

Western Air Lines pilot's badge; one piece stamped gold wings with center shield; relief profile bust of an American Indian wearing a war bonnet depicted on shield; embossed letter text "AIR" above indian head; embossed text "WESTERN LINES" across wings.

Credit Line

Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences, Inc.

Country of Origin

United States of America


Copper Alloy


3-D: 8.1 × 1.7 × 0.8cm (3 3/16 × 11/16 × 5/16 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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