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Turkey: Pilot flag

Last modified: 2003-12-05 by ivan sache
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[Pilot ensign]by Zeljko Heimer

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Description of the flag

The flag is rectangular (2:3), horizontally divided white-red, with a yellow fouled anchor in the middle.

Sources: Album des Pavillons [pay00] - Flaggenbuch (1939) [neu92] - Pedersen (1971) [ped71]

The anchor is indicated in Flaggenbuch to be 1/2 the hoist high and 1/3 the hoist width.

Zeljko Heimer, 18 April 2003

Former flag

[Pilot flag, 1926]by Zeljko Heimer

Flaggenbuch (1926) [neu26] shows a white flag with a thick red border, in apparent proportion 5:7. Earlier sources showing this flag are National Geographic (1917) [gmc17] & Webster's New International Dictionary (ca. 1924) [wbs24].

Zeljko Heimer, 19 April 2003