Senior Aviator Army Badge Full Size - Mirror Finish
Army Senior Aviator - Mirror Finish I. DESCRIPTION: A mirror-finished badge 3/4 inch in height and 2-1/2 inches in width, consisting of the shield of the coat of arms of the United States on and over a pair of displayed wings. A star is added above the shield to indicate qualification as a Senior Army Aviator. The star is surrounded with a laurel wreath to indicate qualification as a Master Army Aviator. II. SYMBOLISM: The wings suggest flight and reflect the skills associated with aerial flight. The shield of the coat of arms of the United States signifies loyalty and devotion to duty. III. AWARD ELIGIBILITY: The individual must have satisfactorily completed the prescribed training and proficiency tests conducted by the U.S. Army Aviation Center and must have been designated as an Aviator in appropriate orders. Senior Aviator have 1,500 flying hours in aircraft or seven years from basic rating date.