Hunting Clan Aviation Pilot Wing
Padded bullion wire pilot wing on black felt with paper backing. Approximately 11.5cm span. Used condition with light soiling and wear. Hunting Clan Air Transport was a private independent airline formed immediately after the end of WW2. Trading as Hunting Air Travel Ltd., it was a subsidiary of The Hunting Group of companies borne from a long history with the shipping industry. The newly formed airline's first operating base was at Bovingdon and it operated Douglas Dakotas and Vickers Viking airliners. In 1960, Hunting-Clan Air Transport merged with the Airwork group to form British United Airways. These wings came directly from a pilot with the airline who had flown Lancasters during WW2. Stock code U19687.