Avionics/ Aircraft Maintenance Officer Specialty Badge

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Avionics/ Aircraft Maintenance Officer Specialty Badge
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Awarded by the Republic of the Philippines
Type Military Badge
Eligibility Military Personnel (Officer only)
Awarded for for requirements as prescribed in the Philippine Air Force for requirements as prescribed in the Philippine Air Force Manual 17-1, dated July 1978, Aircrew Management
Status Currently Awarded
Description The badge for Qualified Avionics is a basic silver wing which denotes involvement in flying activities, with a gear representing maintenance; lightning streak representing avionic system; and lozenge representing the PAF.

The Senior Avionics Badge is a basic silver wing with a star atop the gear.

The Command Avionics Badge is a basic silver wing with sampaguita crown around the star on top of the gear in the middle of the wings.

Statistics
Established 1986
First awarded 1986
Last awarded Ongoing

This is awarded by the Commanding Officer, PAF to officers under the following categories:

Qualified Avionics/Aircraft Maintenance Officer Specialty Badge - to an officer who has satisfied the specialty qualifications for qualified level. Senior Avionics/Aircraft Maintenance Officer Specialty Badge - to an officer has satisfied the specialty qualifications for staff level. Command Avionics/Aircraft Maintenance Officer Specialty Badge - to an officer designated as director or commander who has satisfied the specialty qualifications for commander/director level. To earn the Qualified Avionics/Aircraft Maintenance Officer Specialty Badge, an officer must have been duly awarded a primary AFSC 4333 or its USAF equivalent AFSC 4024 or 4944, respectively; completion of an aircraft maintenance course or avionics system maintenance course; must have been assigned to a unit involved in aircraft/avionics maintenance activities for a minimum of 18 months and designated aircraft maintenance or avionics officer; bachelor degree, preferably engineering or management; and with a grade spread from Captain to Major.

For Senior Avionics/Aircraft Maintenance Officer Specialty Badge, an officer must have been awarded the Aircraft Maintenance or Avionics Qualified Level Specialty Badge; must have been awarded a primary AFSC 4316 or 3216, or its USAF equivalent AFSCs 4016 or 4036, respectively; must have 5 years experience in aircraft/avionics maintenance assignment as Aircraft or Avionics Staff Officer; must have completed an advanced aircraft maintenance or advance avionics course; and must have a grade spread from Major to Lt Col.

For Command Avionics/Aircraft Maintenance Officer Specialty Badge, an officer must have been awarded the Aircraft Maintenance or Avionics Staff Level Specialty Badge; must have been awarded a primary AFPSC 4316 or occupying positions only designated as Commander/Director of large consolidated maintenance unit, or serving as Director of Material, AFSC 0046, also a Senior Maintenance/Avionics Advisor Commanders, and Air Staff Chiefs from wing level and above; must have a minimum 12 months in aerospace maintenance director assignment, including directing and monitoring aerospace maintenance and related material program; must have completed an Avionics/Aircraft Maintenance Staff Course or of a senior professional military education; and must have a grade spread from Lt Col to Col.

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