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aviation badge

Naval Aviation Badge

This is awarded by the Flag Officer-in-Command to commissioned officers of the Philippine Navy; to any military personnel assigned with the Naval Air Group; and to military and civilian personnel, foreign and civilian dignitaries.

The badge has three categories:

  • Naval Aviation Badge - To earn this badge, one must be a Commissioned Naval Officer; must be a graduate of Basic Pilot Training conducted by the Philippine Navy or any Aviation/Flying School or Academy recognized by the PN; must have been checked out in any PN type aircraft; must be on flying status; and must have logged at least 175 flying hours in any fixed-wing type aircraft or 150 hours in any rotary winged type of aircraft.

To earn this badge, one must be assigned with the Naval Air Group; must be professionally and physically qualified to perform the skills required by appropriate and current naval aviation job classifications; and must be required by orders to participate in regular and frequent aerial flights.

  • Honorary Aviation Badge - This is awarded to individual military or civilian personnel who have contributed to the development and training of the Naval Air Group; to foreign dignitaries who are known exponents of aerospace science; to civilian dignitaries who have contributed to the development of aerospace technology; and to the other personages whose achievements have directly or indirectly contributed to the advancement of aerospace technology.

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