Definition of wing commander in English:

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wing commander


A rank of officer in the RAF, above squadron leader and below group captain.
Example sentences
  • General Bradley went on to serve as an instructor pilot, an operations officer, a fighter wing commander and a numbered air force commander.
  • should flying allowance be structured to encourage people to serve as a squadron leader or wing commander?
  • All group commanders report to the wing commander's office.

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