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Noun1.aircraftsman - 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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On September 3 1939, Pilot Officer Ellard Cummings, 23, and Leading Aircraftsman and gunner Ronald Stewart, 24, were flying from RAF Wigtown in Cumberland to RAF Evanton in Easter Ross on a training mission.
Summary: Sonipat (Haryana) [India], June 21 (ANI): Mortal remains of Leading Aircraftsman (LAC) Pankaj Sanghwan, who lost his life in the AN-32 crash in Arunachal Pradesh, were brought to his native place in the district on Friday, where the last rites were performed.
| Eleanor Howell Jones and Mary Croft, who had worked at RAF Valley's telephone exchange in 1942, meet again in June 1987 | Supply Squadron SAC Griffith Jones amongst the stock location racks at RAF Valley in March 1971 | Three-year-old Arron Parry, does his own fly-past, with his father Noel, from Caernarfon, at RAF Valley's open day in 1979 | Crowds throng the runways at an open day at RAF Valley in August 1985 | The planes at RAF Valley are Hawks but it takes senior aircraftsman M, Hanks of Caernarfon to scare the birds from the runway with a pistol.
The RAF100 Baton Relay is taking the campaign to communities in every region of the UK, carried by 20 RAF sports associations, serving RAF personnel, reservists such as Aircraftsman Cadogan, RAF Air Cadets and veterans.
One of the RAF's youngest members, Aircraftsman Adam Wood, 16, is handed the baton by Air Commodore Charles Clarke in London, ahead of the Baton Relay Launch THE Royal Air Force has "defended our freedom gallantly", the Queen said as she sent her "heartfelt congratulations" to the service as it celebrated its centenary.
During a breakfast reception at a building on The Strand, London, a printed message from the Queen was read out by Aircraftsman Adam Wood.
During a breakfast reception at a building on the Strand, London - formerly Hotel Cecil which was the first headquarters of the RAF - a printed message from the Queen was read out by Aircraftsman Adam Wood.
Base Commander Trophy for the Best in General Service Training was awarded to Aircraftsman Wg Sgt Abdullah Hafeez.
AYE, SIR Captain Kyd with Leading Aircraftsman Thomas Hardcastle and Leading Physical Trainer Michelle Mattison.
Leading Aircraftsman Ronald Maddison, 20, died in 1953 shortly after being used in tests on the deadly nerve agent sarin.
THE family of an RAF Reservist killed in Iraq is to take part in Walk to the Wall to boost the coffers of Staffordshire's National Memorial Arboretum Senior Aircraftsman Chris Dunmore, a member of 504 Squadron, Royal Auxiliary Air Force Regiment, was killed near to Basra Airport in Southern Iraq in 2007.
Senior Aircraftsman Paul Garbutt, 30, of Billingham, Cleveland, Corporal Stuart Helens, 30, of Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, Sergeant Stuart Walker, 42, of Basingstoke, Hampshire and Corporal Thomas Warren, 21, of Lyneham, Wiltshire were charged at Gablecross Police Station in Swindon yesterday.

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