Air of Authority - A History of RAF Organisation
RAF Badges - Wings
The table below shows the badges awarded to each unit, the monarch who authorised it, the general date of the award and, where known, the heraldic description of the design.
If you would like to commission any of the missing badges (including those marked *) please contact RAF Heraldry Trust for further details.
|No 1 Signals Wing||(No 38 Group) Tactical Communications Wing||No 75 Wing||No 80 Wing*|
|Authorised: Queen Elizabeth II - May 1957||Authorised: Queen Elizabeth II - November 1973||Authorised: King George VI - April 1943||Authorised: King George VI - September 1944|
No 104 Wing
|No 122 Airfield||No 125 Wing*||No 138 Wing*|
|Authorised: King George VI - September 1946||Authorised: King George VI - March 1944||Authorised: King George VI - September 1944||Authorised: Queen Elizabeth II - August 1955|
|No 146 Wing*||No 151 Wing||No 276 Wing||No 8302 (Air Disarmament) Wing|
|Authorised: King George VI - July 1945||Authorised: Queen Elizabeth II - August 1962||Authorised: King George VI - February 1945||Authorised: King George VI - September 1946|
|Far East Flying Boat Wing*||No 3 Tactical Survive to Operate HQ*||No 1 Force Protection Wing*||No 2 Force Protection Wing*|
|Authorised: Queen Elizabeth II - 1953||Authorised: ?||Transferred from No 1 Tactical Survive to Operate HQ||Transferred from N2 Tactical Survive to Operate HQ|
|No 3 Force Protection Wing*||No 6 Force Protection Wing*||Tactical Imagery Intelligence Wing*||Tactical Supply Wing|
|Transferred from No 3 Tactical Survive to Operate HQ||Authorised: ?||Authorised: ?||Authorised: Queen Elizabeth II - March 1992|
All badges on this page are Crown Copyright and have been produced by Mary Denton on behalf of the RAF Heraldry Trust and are displayed on this page with the permission of the RAFHT. Mary Denton and the RAFHT have probably completed half of the 'official' badges authorised but are still looking for sponsorship for the remaining badges. The work continues and details can be found on their website.
*These badges have been produced by Steve Clements.
'X' indicates that a copy of the badge as been located and is awaiting sponsorship
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This page was last updated on 05/07/18
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