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Operations Directive No. 2 Feb. 12, 1942.pdf

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OFFICE OF CIVILIAN DEFENSE
CIVIL AIR PATROL

OPERATIONS DIRECTIVE)
NO. 2
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NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS
WASHINGTON, FEBRUARY 12, 19%2

DISPLAY OF CIVIL AIR PATROL INSIGNIA ON AIRCRAFT
I. The Civil Air Patrol insignia (blue disk with superimposed white triangle a~d with red three-blade propeller superimposed
on triangle) shall be placed on the wings and fuselage of all aircraft
engaged in official Civil Air Patrol missions. A~ aircraft while
displaying such insignia shall be flown exclusively by members of the
Civil Air Patrol.
2. Insignia disks placed on wings shall be centered on
the top side of the left wing and on the bottom side of the right
wing at a point one-third of the distance from the wing tip to the
fuselage. The diameter of said disks shall not exceed two-thirds of
the wi~ chord at the point of application.
3. Insignia disks placed on the fuselage shall be centered
on both sides of the fuselage at a point one-third of the distance
from the leading edge of the horizontal stabilizer to the trailing
edge of the wing. The diameter of said disks shall not exceed twothirds of the depth of the fuselage at the point of application.
4- This memorandum is in no way to be construed as re-,
quiring the" display of Civil Air Patrol insignia on aircraft engaged
in Civil Air Patrol trai~'activities, nor of limiting participation in such training activities to aircraft displaying said insignia,
nor of preventing aircraft displaying such insignia from being used
in non-official flying provided the pilot is a member of the Civil
Air Patrol.
5. Wing Commanders are here~rj requested to forward
copies of this memorandum to all units under their Command for the
information and guidance of all concerned.
By Command of Major General

Corps
Operations Officer

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