Entry from British & World English dictionary
noun (plural aircraftmen)
A man who holds the lowest rank in the RAF, below leading aircraftman.
- The full year effect of the two 3 per cent pay rises on military salary alone (base salary plus service allowance only) is between around $2500 for an aircraftman / women up to around $4900 for a wing commander before tax.
- In 1985 he pursued his passion, becoming an aircraftman photographer.
- During my first two weeks as an aircraftman with the Airfield Defence Guards in Vietnam, there was a call for volunteers to train as helicopter gunners.
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