Definition of aircraftman in English:


Line breaks: air¦craft|man
Pronunciation: /ˈɛːkrɑːftmən

noun (plural aircraftmen)

A man who holds the lowest rank in the RAF, below leading aircraftman.
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  • One young, unattached aircraftman who is on his first posting summed it up: "The wet can be a pain and there are times when things do feel a bit overwhelming."
  • He enlisted in the RAF in 1922 as an aircraftman, but was soon exposed.
  • 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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