Unofficial Listing of the Soaring Society of America Awards and Badges: Gold 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.

Earning an FAI Gold Badge requires that the pilot complete an altitude gain of 3,000 meters, a distance flight of over 300 km, and a duration flight of five hours.   Only one duration flight is necessary to meet the requirements of both the Silver and the Gold Badge.


2018, 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, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957, 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953, 1952, 1951, 1950, 1947, 1946, 1942, 1940, 1939
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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