(Grosses Segelflierabzeichen)


Date Instituted



* Completing a five hour endurance flight and returning to point of take-off
* Reaching an altitue of 1.000 meters
(NSFK members)

Honorary awards could also be made to deserving individuals

Number awarded


Estimated price (2009)

€ 1.200

Luftwaffe glider pilot with the Glider Pilot's Badge and the Large Glider Pilot's Badge
(Courtesy of David Vercruysse)

Known makers/markings



Photo courtesy of Klaus

Sources used

Christopher Ailsby - A collectors guide to the Luftwaffe
Christopher Ailsby - World War 2 German medals and political awards
John R. Angolia - For Führer and Fatherland: Political & Civil awards of the Third Reich
David Littlejohn - Orders, decorations, medals and badges of the Third Reich
Detlev Niemann - Price Guide Germany 1871-1945 (2009)