Aviation Cross

BRA089  Cruz de Aviação

  • Decoration instituted by Decree No. 7.454 of 10 April 1945.
  • Decoration awarded to Brazilian Air Force aircraft crews who have successfully completed their war missions assigned.
  • For every 20 missions completed, the recipient is entitled to place one star on the ribbon; each group of 5 stars is replaced by a bronze palm clasp.
  • Decoration awarded in two classes: ribbon A (for mission during the Italian Theater of Operations) and ribbon B (for mission during the South Atlantic Theater of Operations).

Federative Republic of Brazil