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Avionics Systems Technician of the Royal Canadian Air Force

Ottawa, Ontario
Approval of a Badge
September 15, 2020
Vol. VII, p. 284

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Blazon

Badge

A compass arrow bendwise sinister Argent enfiling three orbits of electrons Or, ensigned by the Royal Crown proper, environed by a laurel wreath Gules and flanked to the dexter by a wing fesswise Argent;


Symbolism

Badge

The compass arrow and orbits of electrons represent the work of an Avionics Systems Technician. The Royal Crown symbolizes service to the Sovereign. The frame composed of one or two wings, a laurel wreath and the Royal Crown is common to all trade and occupational badges of the Canadian Armed Forces.


Background

Canada Gazette Information

The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on March 27, 2021, in Volume 155, page 1318 of the Canada Gazette.


Artist Information

Creator(s)
Original concept of the Department of National Defence, assisted by the heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

Painter
Wendy Quirt

Calligrapher
Doris Wionzek


Recipient Information

Military Institution
Military