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air officer Line breaks: air of¦fi|cer

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of air officer in English:


Any rank of officer in the RAF above that of group captain.
Example sentences
  • The senior air officer should have the same dual staff and command status that is given the artillery commander in the infantry division.
  • I am not directly involved with the fund myself, apart from regularly assisting a retired air officer who has worked for the fund voluntarily for about 10 years.
  • The tide really began to turn in July, however, with the appointment of Air Vice Marshal Sir Keith Park as air officer commanding.
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