per ardua ad astra


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per ardua ad astra

(pɜːr ˈɑːdjʊə æd ˈæstrə)
(Military) through difficulties to the stars: the motto of the RAF
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Remember your RAF motto "Per ardua ad astra" and may you live long and prosper.
The actor, who got 'Per Ardua Ad Astra' written on his arms, explained in a video he shared on social media that it is a Latin saying that means 'From adversity to the stars.'
Now only a stone memorial, built in the shape of a hangar and carrying the RAF slogan, 'Per ardua ad astra' - 'Through adversity to the stars' - remains, although plenty of old pictures adorn the Aeroclub de Saint-Omer clubhouse.
See lacoupole-france.co.uk | For more information, visit tourisme-saintomer.com Now only a stone memorial, built in the shape of a hangar and carrying the RAF slogan, 'Per ardua ad astra' - 'Through adversity to the stars' - remains, although plenty of old pictures adorn the Aeroclub de Saint-Omer clubhouse.
Now only a stone memorial, built in the shape of a hangar and carrying the RAF slogan, "Per ardua ad astra" - "Through adversity to the stars" - remains, although plenty of old pictures adorn the Aeroclub de Saint-Omer clubhouse.
It was a Welsh flight of talent, preparation and guts, per ardua ad astra. Despite our long list of the wounded, our boys had zoomed to safety over the Pool of Death.
He said: "Per ardua ad astra (through adversity to the stars).
Marine Corps' "Semper fidelis" (Always faithful) and the British air force's "Per ardua ad astra" (Through adversity to the stars).
I drive past an inspirational sign, proclaiming Per Ardua ad Astra, through adversity to the stars, or some such worthy aphorism.
He sported a little enamel wing on his jacket but the proper RAF emblem is an eagle with a crown and the motto Per Ardua ad Astra through hard work to the stars.
What is the meaning of the RAF motto Per Ardua Ad Astra?