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Aircraft Test Patches
Below you will find the North Spin's Test Patch Collection... Sorry, these are not for sale. If any test unit would like to send me their patch, you won't have to twist my arm very much... Please email me at: dave@thenorthspin.com All scans on this page are Copyright www.thenorth spin.com and are not to be re-posted or redistributed.
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Collection

Unit: USN VX-30 (AIRTEVRON THREE ZERO) "Blood Hounds"
Based: Naval Air Station - Point Mugu, CA
Type: Squadron Aircraft Type F-14 Patch
Period: 2004
Notes: Created just after switching from Eagle logo to Dogs logo, and just before decommissioning of F-14s.

Unit: Phantom Convention (PhanCon) 1996
Based: (Visiting) Naval Air Station - Point Mugu, CA
Type: Special Event
Period: 1996
Notes: Created to celebrate the PhanCon meet at NAS Point Mugu in 1996.

Unit: Phantom Convention (PhanCon) 1999
Based: (Visiting) Naval Air Station - Point Mugu, CA
Type: Special Event
Period: 1999
Notes: Created to celebrate the PhanCon meet at NAS Point Mugu in 1996.

Unit: Edwards Air Force Base
Based: Edwards AFB, CA
Type: Special Event
Period: 1993
Notes: Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of Edwards.

Unit: NACA - NASA (National Aeronautics & Space Administration)
Based: Various
Type: Special Event
Period: 1990
Notes: Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of NACA/NASA.

Unit: NASA Ames/Dryden Flight Test Research Facilities
Based: Ames FRC and Dryden FRC
Type: Organization
Period: Unknown
Notes: "Exploring the Skies".

Unit: USN Naval Air Warfare Center
Based: Various
Type: Organization
Period: Unknown
Notes: "Weapons Division".

Unit: USN Pacific Missile Test Center
Based: Naval Air Station - Point Mugu, CA
Type: Organization
Period: 1980's
Notes: Old PMTC unit patch, which predates NAWC, NWTSPM & VX-30.

Unit: USN Naval Air Station Point Mugu
Based: Naval Air Station - Point Mugu, CA
Type: Base
Period: 1993
Notes: Basic base patch for Point Mugu.

Unit: USAF B-1 Lancer Test Team
Based: Unknown
Type: Organization
Period: Unknown
Notes: Patch for the original collective test team for the B-1.

Unit: USN Naval Air Warfare Center
Based: Naval Air Station - Patuxent River, MD
Type: Organization
Period: Unknown
Notes: For the portion of NAWC located at Patuxent River.

Unit: USN VX-9 (AIRTEVRON NINE) "Vampires" (NAS Point Mugu F-14 Det)
Based: Naval Air Station - Point Mugu, CA
Type: Tomcat
Period: Unknown
Notes: "Fighter Test"

Unit: C-17A Combined Test Force
Based: Edwards Air Force Base, CA
Type: Organizational
Period: Unknown
Notes: Covers the various integrated units involved in the collective C-17A test program. Most testing is done at Edwards AFB.

Unit: Warner-Robins Air Logistics Center Flight Test
Based: Robins Air Force Base, GA
Type: Organizational
Period: Unknown
Notes: WR-ALC handles depot work on many of the aircraft types in the AF inventory. This patch apparently represents the flight test done, which includes check-rides on refurbished aircraft.

Unit: Naval Base Ventura County
Based: NAS Point Mugu & NB Port Hueneme, CA
Type: Base
Period: 2000's
Notes: Patch for the joint Naval Air Station - Point Mugu and Naval Base - Port Hueneme, known collectively as Naval Base - Ventura County.

Unit: F-35 "Lightning II" Integrated Test Force
Based: Various Locations
Type: Organizational
Period: 2007
Notes: Covers the various integrated units involved in the collective F-35A/B/C test program.



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