aircraftman


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aircraftman

(ˈɛəˌkrɑːftmən)
n, pl -men
(Military) a serviceman of the most junior rank in the RAF. Also (not in official use): aircraftsman
ˈaircraftˌwoman, ˈaircraftsˌwoman fem n
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Noun1.aircraftman - a noncommissioned officer in the British Royal Air Force
enlisted officer, noncom, noncommissioned officer - a military officer appointed from enlisted personnel
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aircraftman

[ˈɛəkrɑːftmən] N (aircraftmen (pl)) (Brit) → cabo m segundo (de las fuerzas aéreas)
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Yesterday's verdict overturned the original inquest, held in secret on the orders of the Churchill government, which found Leading Aircraftman Maddison died by misadventure.
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