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Old 21st May 2022, 15:29
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Can anyone identify this brooch badge? I have looked through all my reference books and can nothing that matches the KAA abbreviation.
I am off course assuming that it is aviation related and that the wings are not coincidental ....
Thanks in advance.

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Old 22nd May 2022, 03:23
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The Kenya Airport Authority uses the "KAA" abbreviation. Possibility?

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Old 22nd May 2022, 07:46
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I was thinking that Megan, but couldn't find any historic images of their logo unfortunately. Got an 1970ish book about world airlines which doesn't throw up any obvious suggestions...
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Old 22nd May 2022, 08:40
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The Kenya Airports Authority was established in 1991. The badge looks like it predates that by quite some time.
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Old 22nd May 2022, 08:41
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Yes - Google also gave me Kenya Airports Aurhority but their site stated that they were established in 1991. The logo is the only one given and the badge has a much older look about it - even pre-war art deco in style.
I have also gone through all my reference.books on worldwide airlines now defunct and nothing comes close ....
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Old 22nd May 2022, 09:49
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For what it's worth, to me, (who spent a lot of time behind the Iron Curtain), the badge has something of a 'Soviet' look to it, which could explain why it's difficult to trace. .There are lots of 'Ks' and 'As' in Russian - авиация for aviation for example and авторитет for authority.
I did have a look on a couple of Russian websites, but things being what they are at the moment, it's difficult to explore too deeply. Good luck!
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Old 22nd May 2022, 09:51
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******* Aeromodellers Association? The badge looks vaguely similar to the old Society of Model Aeronautical Engineers one, now the British Model Flying Association.
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