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Airplane Design Merit Badge HISTORY
 
Airplane Design MERIT BADGE History
 
Preceded by: Introduced: Discontinued: Replaced with:
Aviation 1942 1952 Aviation
       
The "Air Scouts" program, established in 1941, never really caught on, most likely because of the strict activity restrictions placed on the program, it struggled to compete against the more popular and allowing Civil Air Patrol program.  Of the four Aviation-themed subjects during this time, the Airplane Design title had the least amount earned in comparison to each of the other three.
 
Airplane Design Merit Badges Earned by Year
             
    1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949
    108 641 760 665 610 463 405 464
                   
1950 1951 1952              
603 663 556              
            Grand Total: 5,938
 
Airplane Design MERIT BADGES
 
Airplane Design Merit Badge - Type C PICTURE NOT AVAILABLE - NOT CONFIRMED TO EXIST Airplane Design Merit Badge - Type E    
Type C Type D Type E    
1942-1946 1942-1946 1947-1952    
 
Airplane Design MERIT BADGE PAMPHLETS
 
Airplane Design Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 4BL    
Type 4 Type 5B    
1942-1948 1948-1951    
 
 
this page last reviewed / updated: October 2016
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