Mach 0.2 Diamond Patch

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The Mach 0.2 Diamond patch in recognition the select few pilots who have exceeded the speed of Mach 0.2+ high in the lower troposphere. This patch version first appeared as a patch for crews of the Beal AFB Aeroclub. The design was based on the original Mach 3+ patch worn only by those who have exceeded 3 times the speed of sound.., none other than SR-71 Blackbird crews.  

There was a demon that lived in the air. They said whoever challenged him would die. Their controls would freeze up, their planes would buffet wildly, and they would disintegrate. The demon lived at Mach 0.2 on the meter, one hundred and forty-eight miles an hour, where the air could no longer move out of the way. He lived behind a barrier through which they said no man could ever pass...