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SRI LANKA AIR FORCE
GUARDIANS OF THE SKIES
Badges of the Sri Lanka Air Force

Pilot 
BadgePilot Badge


Eligibility:

Have successfully completed both Basic and Advance Flying Training conducted by the SLAF or have successfully completed both Basic and Advanced Flying conducted by a Military Academy abroad.

Description
  1. Embroidered on black background
  2. Wings to be white colour with the letters "Sri Lanka" (in sinhala) in the center, surrounded by laurel wreath and surmounted by a National Emblem. Laurel wreath to be in brown colour. National Emblem and the letters "Sri Lanka" (in sinhala) to be in white.
  3. The gap between badges and the inner design of the badges is to be 1/10". The length and the breadth of the badge to be 4" x 2"
  4. Pilot Badge (miniature) worn with the mess kit jacket to be half size, gold embroidered on black background.
Wearing
  1. When entitled to wear the Pilot Badge, it is to be worn on the left breast of the uniform shirt/jacket, immediately and centrally above the top of the breast pocket and in a corresponding position on the mess kit jacket.
  2. When medals/ribbons with a space of 1/4 inch between the lowest part of the badge and the upper edge of the medals/ribbons.

Flight Engineer Badge

Air Navigator Badge


Eligibility:

Have successfully completed a formal navigator course conducted by the SLAF or at a Military Institution abroad.










Flight Engineer Badge

Flight Engineer Badge


Eligibility:

Have successfully completed a formal Flight Engineer course as specified by AFHQ and logging after specific no of flying hours.

Description
  1. Embroidered on black background
  2. Outspread wing to be in white colour. Letter "E" in the center of the roundel, surrounded by laurel wreath. Laurel wreath to be in brown colour, the letter "E" to be in white colour.
  3. The roundel is to be of 1" diameter. Length of the badge be 2 1/2. Gap between edges and inner design of the badge to be 1/10"
  4. Engineer Badge (miniature) worn with the mess kit jacket is to be half size, gold embroidered on black background.
Wearing
  1. When entitled to wear the Flight Engineer Badge, it is to be worn on the left breast of the uniform shirt/jacket, immediately and centrally above the top of the breast pocket and in a corresponding position on the mess kit jacket.
  2. When medals/ribbons with a space of 1/4 inch between the lowest part of the badge and the upper edge of the medals/ribbons.

Air Electronic BadgeAir Electronic Badge


Eligibility:

Have successfully completed a formal course of training in Air Communication as specified by AFHQ and logging after specific no of flying hours.

Description
  1. Embroidered on black background
  2. Outspread wing to be in white colour. Letter "AE" in the center of the roundel, surrounded by laurel wreath. The letter "AE" to be in white colour. Laurel wreath to be in brown colour.
  3. The roundel is to be of 1" diameter. Length of the badge be 2 1/2. Gap between edges and inner design of the badge to be 1/10"
  4. Air Electronic Badge (miniature) worn with the mess kit jacket is to be half size, gold embroidered on black background.
Wearing
  1. When entitled to wear the Air Electronic Badge, it is to be worn on the left breast of the uniform shirt/jacket, immediately and centrally above the top of the breast pocket and in a corresponding position on the mess kit jacket.
  2. When medals/ribbons with a space of 1/4 inch between the lowest part of the badge and the upper edge of the medals/ribbons.

Load Master Badge

Load Master Badge


Eligibility:

Have successfully completed a course of Load Master as specified by AFHQ and logging after specific no of flying hours.

Description
  1. Embroidered on black background.
  2. Outspread wing to be in white colour. Letter "LM" in the center of the roundel, surrounded by laurel wreath. The letter "LM" to be in white colour. Laurel wreath to be in brown colour.
  3. The roundel is to be of 1" diameter. Length of the badge be 2 1/2. Gap between edges and inner design of the badge to be 1/10"
  4. Load Master Badge (miniature) worn with the mess kit jacket is to be half size, gold embroidered on black background.
Wearing
  1. When entitled to wear the Load Master Badge, it is to be worn on the left breast of the uniform shirt/jacket, immediately and centrally above the top of the breast pocket and in a corresponding position on the mess kit jacket.
  2. When medals/ribbons with a space of 1/4 inch between the lowest part of the badge and the upper edge of the medals/ribbons.

Air Gunner BadgeAir Gunner Badge

Eligibility:

Have successfully completed a formal course of Air Gunnery Training conducted either by SLAF or at Military establishment abroad and logging after specific no of flying hours.

Description
  1. Embroidered on black background
  2. Outspread wing to be in white colour. Letter "AG" in the center of the roundel, surrounded by laurel wreath. The letter "AG" to be in white colour. Laurel wreath to be in brown colour.
  3. The roundel is to be of 1" diameter. Length of the badge be 2 1/2. Gap between edges and inner design of the badge to be 1/10"
  4. Air Gunner Badge (miniature) worn with the mess kit jacket is to be half size, gold embroidered on black background.
Wearing
  1. When entitled to wear the Air Gunner Badge, it is to be worn on the left breast of the uniform shirt/jacket, immediately and centrally above the top of the breast pocket and in a corresponding position on the mess kit jacket.
  2. When medals/ribbons with a space of 1/4 inch between the lowest part of the badge and the upper edge of the medals/ribbons.

Para Instructor BadgePara Instructor Badge

Eligibility:

Have successfully completed a Para Instructor Course conducted by SLAF, SL Army or by a Military Establishment abroad.

Description
  1. Embroidered on black background
  2. Outspread wing to be in white colour. Open Parachute in the center of the roundel, surrounded by laurel wreath, Parachute to be in white colour. Laurel wreath to be in brown colour.
  3. The roundel is to be of 1" diameter. Length of the badge be 2 1/2. Gap between edges and inner design of the badge to be 1/10"
  4. Para Instructor Badge (miniature) worn with the mess kit jacket is to be half size, gold embroidered on black background.
Wearing
  1. When entitled to wear the Air Gunner Badge, it is to be worn on the left breast of the uniform shirt/jacket, immediately and centrally above the top of the breast pocket and in a corresponding position on the mess kit jacket.
  2. When medals/ribbons with a space of 1/4 inch between the lowest part of the badge and the upper edge of the medals/ribbons.

Air Surveillance Badge

Air Surveillance Badge

Eligibility:

Have successfully completed a formal course of training in Air Surveillance as specified by AFHQ and logging after specific no of flying hours.

Description
  1. Embroidered on black background
  2. Outspread wing to be in white colour. Letter "AS" in the center of the roundel, surrounded by laurel wreath. The letter "AS" to be in white colour. Laurel wreath to be in brown colour.
  3. The roundel is to be of 1" diameter. Length of the badge be 2 1/2. Gap between edges and inner design of the badge to be 1/10"
  4. Air Surveillance Badge (miniature) worn with the mess kit jacket is to be half size, gold embroidered on black background.
Wearing
  1. When entitled to wear the Air Surveillance Badge, it is to be worn on the left breast of the uniform shirt/jacket,  immediately and centrally above the top of the breast pocket and in a corresponding position on the mess kit jacket.
  2. When medals/ribbons with a space of 1/4 inch between the lowest part of the badge and the upper edge of the medals/ribbons.

Para Trooper BadgePara Trooper Badge

Eligibility:

Have successfully completed a Para Trooper Course conducted by SLAF, SL Army or by a Military Establishment abroad.

Description
  1. Embroidered open parachute flanked by a pair of wings on black background.
  2. Gap between edges and inner design of the badge to be 1/10"
  3. Para Trooper Badge (miniature) worn with the mess kit to be half size, gold embroidered on black background
Wearing
  1. The badge to be on right sleeve, 3 inches below the shoulder seam.

Para Trooper BadgeRigger Badge

Eligibility:

Have successfully completed the Rigger course conducted either locally or in a training establishment abroad.











Sky Diver BadgeMilitary Free Faller Badge

Eligibility:

Have successfully completed a Sky Diver Course conducted either locally or in a training establishment abroad.











Sky Diver BadgeMilitary Free Faller/ Rigger Badge

Eligibility:

Have successfully completed a Sky Diver Course conducted either locally or in a training establishment abroad.











Commando BadgeRegiment Special Forces Badge

Eligibility:

Have successfully completed a Commando Course/RSF Course conducted by SLAF, SL Army or by a Military Establishment abroad.











Explosive Ordinance Disposal BadgeExplosive Ordinance Disposal (E.O.D.) Badge

Eligibility:

Have successfully completed an Explosive Ordinance Disposal conducted by SLAF or have successfully completed an EOD course conducted by a recognized institute abroad/locally.









Flight
 Controller Badge

Fighter Controller Badge

Eligibility:

Have successfully completed a Fighter Controllers Course at a military establishment, either locally or overseas.











Flight Medical Officer's BadgeFlight Medical Officer's Badge

Eligibility:

Have successfully completed the Primary Aerospace Medicine Course in an establishment approved by the SLAF.

Description
  1. The badge depicts central design of brown staff and gold serpents flanked by on left white wing embroidered on black background.
  2. Length and breadth of the badge are to be 1 1/2" x 1 3/4". The Gap between the edges and inner design of the badge are to be 1/10".
Wearing

  1. To be worn on the Right breast of the uniform shirt/jacket, immediately and centrally above the top of the breast pocket and in corresponding position on the 1 B Kit.
  2. Half size gold miniature badge embroidered in black background is to be worn on the mess Kit.

Aviation 
Physician BadgeAviation Physician Badge

Eligibility:

The Flight Medical Officers who have completed 05 Yrs and have successful completed a USAF Advanced Aerospace Medicine Course or Advanced Aerospace Medicine Training Course of RAF and or possesses a Diploma in Aviation  Medicine.

Description
  1. The badge depicts pair of wings on either side of the brown staff and gold serpents.
  2. Length and breadth is the same as the Flight Medical Officer badge.
Wearing
  1. To be worn on the Right breast of the uniform shirt/jacket, immediately and centrally above the top of the breast pocket and in corresponding position on the 1 B Kit
  2. Half size gold miniature badge embroidered in black background is to be worn on the mess Kit.


Cheif Aviation 
Physician BadgeChief Aviation Physician Badge

Eligibility:

Worn by the most Senior Aviation Medical Physician, in the Directorate of Health Services.


Description
  1. The badge depicts pair of wings on either side of the brown staff and gold serpents with a star on the staff.
  2. Length and breadth is the same as the Flight Medical Officer badge.
Wearing
  1. To be worn on the Right breast of the uniform shirt/jacket, immediately and centrally above the top of the breast pocket and in corresponding position on the 1 B Kit
  2. Half size gold miniature badge embroidered in black background is to be worn on the mess Kit.


UAV Pilot BadgeUAV Pilot Badge

Eligibility:

Have successfully completed External Pilot and Internal Pilot course locally or overseas and having logged 15 hrs for External Pilot and 50 hrs for Internal Pilot will be eligible to wear the badge.


Wearing
  1. worn on the Right breast of the uniform centered above the pocket flap.



Land Based Air DefenceLand Based Air Defence

Eligibility:

Have successfully completed an Air Defence course in military establishment abroad or should have successfully completed a locally conducted LBAD course or missile course which is approved by AFHQ and should have served minimum of two years in the Land Based Air Defence Wing.





Land Based Air Defence

Qualified Dental Technician Badge

Eligibility:

Have successfully completed the dental assistance course at dental auxiliary training school at University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.






Land Based Air Defence

Qualified Dental Nurse Badge

Eligibility:

Have successfully completed the dental assistance course at dental auxiliary training school at university of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.





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