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Royal Canadian Air Force

Ottawa, Ontario
Registration of a Badge
November 15, 2011
Vol. VI, p. 78

Badge of the Royal Canadian Air Force

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Blazon

Badge

Azure issuant from a coronet of maple leaves within vols, its rim set with mullets of six points, an eagle rising contourné Or;

Motto

SIC ITUR AD ASTRA;


Symbolism

Badge

Blue represents the sea and the sky, while the eagle rising from the coronet symbolizes the Air Force as a command in the Canadian Forces.

Motto

This Latin phrase means "Such is the pathway to the stars".