group captain


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group captain

n
(Military) an officer holding commissioned rank senior to a wing commander but junior to an air commodore in the RAF and certain other air forces
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Noun1.group captain - a commissioned officer (especially one in the Royal Air Force) equivalent in rank to a colonel in the armygroup captain - a commissioned officer (especially one in the Royal Air Force) equivalent in rank to a colonel in the army
senior pilot, captain - the pilot in charge of an airship
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group captain

n (Aer) → comandante m di gruppo
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Group Captain Anil Tiwari, the Commanding Officer of the Electronic Training Institute, said they have tried to display a variety of aircrafts, missiles and electronic items.
Group Captain Hedley began his operational career flying the Harrier GR3 in Germany.
Aigle D'Or is one of two unbeaten challengers, the other being the Alan King-trained Group Captain, whose Flat experience should ensure the hurly-burly of the race will pose no problems.
Group Captain booked his Festival berth with an impressive victory at Exeter.
Last night RAF Coltishall station commander Group Captain Graham Wright said: "We are devastated by news of his death.
Group Captain Oborn went on: "The crew work closely as a team, often in severely demanding conditions, in order to complete the mission, and this team was one of our best.
FIRST PLACE: RAF Inspector of Recruiting, Group Captain Dawn McCafferty presents the trophy to Jemma Canning of the 121 (Nuneaton) Squadron band
Colin Jackson, front centre, visiting RAF Valley for his Go Dad Run men's health campaign, with Group Captain Adrian Hill, Station Commander, right, and RAF personnel wearing Go Dad run pants Pic: ROBERT PARRY
Highlighting the importance of the expedition, Group Captain Singha said the cadets availed the opportunity of participating in different adventurous activities.
A useful middle-distance handicapper on the Flat, Group Captain put up a good weight-carrying performance to secure a Class 2 event at Ascot last July.
Martin Dwyer had the ride on Group Captain with John Egan in the saddle on Opera Cape.
They made it through after taking part in a rigorous inspection from Regional Commandant, Group Captain Jon Ford.