Unofficial Listing of the Soaring Society of America Awards and Badges: Diamond Badges


The info has all been re-entered by hand, so there are going to be typos.   Please send along any corrections and suggestions for improvement.

The highest FAI Badge is the completion of the three diamond legs for the Diamond Badge.   One leg of this badge is to attain a Diamond Distance Flight of at least 500 km.   A Diamond Goal Flight of at least 300 km over an out-and-return or triangle course, flown in the designated sequence constitutes another leg of this badge.   The third leg is a Diamond Height gain of at least 5000 meters.   The pilots listed below are the holders of a Diamond Badge.

The number in parentheses is the international number assigned by the F.A.I.


2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972, 1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1958, 1957, 1956, 1952, 1951, 1950
An onscreen plot of the number per year,
An Adobe Acrobat plot of the number per year,
A PDF listing of all of them [ placeholder, don't bother clicking for now. We'll start putting these in when all of the badges are entered. ]


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