Definition of squadron leader in English:

squadron leader

Line breaks: squad|ron lead¦er


A rank of officer in the RAF, above flight lieutenant and below wing commander.
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  • Workshop attendees ranged in rank from leading aircraftman/woman to squadron leader and were drawn from units across the Air Force.
  • In 1918, Harris became a squadron leader in the newly formed RAF, and during the following two decades, he served in a number of locations around the British Empire.
  • The 41-year-old father-of-two is currently based in Cyprus on his second tour of duty as an air force squadron leader.

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