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Turkish pilot flag - Image by Željko Heimer, 18 April 2003
The pilot flag is rectangular, horizontally divided white-red, with a yellow fouled anchor in the middle.
Sources: Album des Pavillons [pay00] - Flaggenbuch (1939) [neu92] - Pedersen (1971) [ped71]
The anchor is prescribed in Flaggenbuch to be 1/2 the hoist high and 1/3 the hoist width.
Željko Heimer, 18 April 2003
Former Turkish pilot flag - Image by Željko Heimer, 19 April 2003
Flaggenbuch (1926) [d9e26] shows a white flag with a thick red border, in apparent proportion 5:7. Earlier sources showing this flag are National Geographic (1917) [gmc17] & Webster's New International Dictionary (ca. 1924) [w6h24].
Željko Heimer, 19 April 2003