Air Force Pilot badge, 1st class, 1966 type, circa late 1960s-1970s.
Brass, enamels; measures 70.8 mm in width, 27.2 mm in height. Attractive set of Cold War era wings in excellent condition. There are only microscopic contact marks to enamel, no wear visible to the naked eye. Attractive mild patina to the brass, no blemishes. The silver finish on the wreath is completely intact.
See Uniforms of the Russian Air Force, Volume 2 Part 2(1955 - 2004), Kibovsky et al, C. 2005, Moscow, page 96/.