Definition of leading aircraftman in English:
noun (plural leading aircraftmen)
A rank held by a man in the RAF, above aircraftman and below senior aircraftman.
- In 1942 he closed the business and joined the RAF, serving in Coastal Command stations until he was posted to India, where he was a leading aircraftman in a maintenance unit.
- He had previously enjoyed a career in the nascent Royal Air Force as a leading aircraftman in the 1920s.
- George was a 19-year-old leading aircraftman in the RAF, billetted in Blackpool with his pal.