Patches for my "humpjacket" project

Flightengineer

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In the last month there were few flights and a lot of time at home.
I made these two patches on leather for my new project - plan to turn my old AVI A2 into a hump pilot jacket.
This patches were drawn by me under the impression of the photos of the hump pilot's jackets from the book American Flight Jackets, Airmen & Aircraft.





The size of the ATC patch is 5 inches, the shoulder patch of CBI is 3 inches tall (my thanks to @ties70 and to @wittmann for theit help with clarification and information about CBI patch correct size and proportions).

 

Otter

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The very one. I remember reading somewhere that the dashes round the top edge are supposed to spell out something in Morse code.
 

Flightengineer

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Thanks for the kind words, Burt.
Next week I hope to give jacket to my seamstress to sew this patches .
After something else will need to be done and then I'll show result.
 

Flightengineer

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The very one. I remember reading somewhere that the dashes round the top edge are supposed to spell out something in Morse code.
Yes, red-white -blue marking represent Morse code dits and dush and reads as ACFC - Air Corps Ferrying Command (May 1941 - May 1942), AFFO - Air Forces Ferrying Command ( to June 1942), AFATC - Air Forces Air Transport Command (to July 1945).
On my patch is AFATC cause I wanted to reproduce period 1943-44
 
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