Last modified: 2011-11-12 by ivan sache
Keywords: pilot | cross (white) | anchor (blue) | port captain |
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The last release of Album des Pavillons [pay00] does not show a specific flag for a pilot. However, a specific pilot's flag did exist in the past.
Pilot flag, c. 1990 - Image by Željko Heimer, 11 October 2001
Album des Pavillons, edition 1995 [pie95], shows the pilot's flag as blue, in proportion 2:3, with a white cross and a white borderfollows the same white cross.
Pilot flag, c. 1935 - Image by Ivan Sache, 11 October 2001
Flaggenbuch [neu92] shows a similar flag, but in proportion 9:11. The specification give the width of the white border as 2/9 of the flag height and the width of the white cross as 1/9 of the flag height.
Pilot flag, c. 1915 - Image by Phil Nelson, 11 October 2001
The flag shown in National Geographic [gmc17] has a larger border and a thinner cross.
Pilot flag, c. 1924 - Image by Phil Nelson, 11 October 2001
Webster's New International Dictionary [w6h24] shows a completely different flag, blue with a large yellow border.
Željko Heimer, Phil Nelson & Ivan Sache, 11 October 2001
Port Captain's flag - Image by Željko Heimer, 11 October 2001
Album des Pavillons, edition 1995 [pie95], shows the port Captain's flag similar to the pilot's flag, but with an anchor inscribed in a blue circle placed in the middle of the flag. The flag is no longer shown in the next release of Album des Pavillons.
Željko Heimer, 11 October 2001