This section describes and illustrates the various national insignia used by the Papua New Guinea Defence Force since its formation:
Main Marking Fin Flash
The main marking is displayed in the standard 6 positions, above and below each wing and on the fuselage sides of aircraft and helicopters. A fin flash comprising a golden bird flying almost head-on is displayed on the tailfin – the green background is omitted on camouflaged aircraft. The service titles PAPUA NEW GUINEA DEFENCE FORCE are displayed on the fuselage sides.