Collar badge to the South African Air Force, being a King's crown joining the tips of a laurel wreath over which are superimposed the wings of a flying eagle, looking left, with a scroll below the wreath bearing the letters S.A.A.F . S.A.L.M . .
To the reverse a pair of loops with a cotter pin.
SALM stands for SUID AFRIKAANSE LUG MAG, Afrikaans for South African Air Force.