flight lieutenant


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flight lieutenant

n
(Military) an officer holding a commissioned rank senior to a flying officer and junior to a squadron leader in the RAF and certain other air forces
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A third airman, Flight Lieutenant Hywel Poole, 28, was rescued but later died of his injuries in hospital.
Flight Lieutenant Poole was born North Wales and had been training on the Tornado GR4 since November last year.
We lived, ate and slept on a permanent RAF station, this is not so with impostor Flight Lieutenant Wales.
RAF pilot Flight Lieutenant Ian Fortune, 28, has spoken of his pride after being awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for rescuing wounded troops in his Chinook helicopter even after being shot in the head by the Taliban.
Flight Lieutenant Sale, Sergeant Phillip Burfoot, 27, of Cardiff, and 17-year-old Army recruit Private Sean Tait, from Glasgow, were killed in the accident.
If the UK is not entitled in international law to use force against Iraq, the flight lieutenant is entitled to say to this tribunal 'I hold that belief honestly and in these circumstances it's my duty to disobey these orders'.
The canopy filled with smoke and Flight Lieutenant Cunningham went from his seat through the canopy," he said.
DIAMONDS IN THE SKY: The RAF Red Arrows perform an aerobatic display to open the Bournemouth Air Festival in Dorset above a memorial to Reds'' pilot Flight Lieutenant Jon Egging who died in a crash at last year''s festival.
Defence Secretary Philip Hammond yesterday told the House of Commons that while the Welsh servicemen had been killed two other crew - Squadron Leader Samuel Bailey and Flight Lieutenant Adam Sanders - were missing presumed dead.
Flight Lieutenant Robert Hamilton could be jailed if convicted.
Flight Lieutenant Ian Holdom, who is one the pilots of 22 Squadron C Flight based at RAF Valley in Anglesey, where William is learning to fly the Sea King Mk3 helicopter, has revealed his sex-change plan in an email, and hinted at it on a Facebook status update.
Mr Fell was trying to establish if Flight Lieutenant Robert Hamilton, left paraplegic after the crash, and Flight Lieutenant Paul Carlon, who had taken part in earlier exercises, were deemed limited combat-ready (LTR) and qualified to take part.

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