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airman

Pronunciation: /ˈermən; ˈeəmən/

Translation of airman in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -men /-mən/)

  • 1.1 (pilot) aviador (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • It's the level of organization where Air Force pilots and airmen feel they're part of the same unit.
    • Often as not the rest of the crew could be split to form the nucleus of a new crew, or more likely, they could be whisked away individually to fly with other crews as replacements for airmen who had been killed or wounded.
    • Some 640 airmen and ground crew are joining the aircraft.
    1.2 (rank) soldado (masculine) de la fuerza aérea
    Example sentences
    • A clerk supply at No.1 Combat Communications Squadron, Richmond, she has been awarded the Lipshut Family Bursary, a scholarship offered to airmen or airwomen undertaking a degree with the view of obtaining a commission.
    • Commanded by Squadron Leader Carl ‘Spike’ Jepson, The Red Arrows consists of over 100 officers and airmen drawn from throughout the RAF.
    • All enquiries should be made in writing giving the full name, rank and service number, where possible, of the airman / airwoman.
    Example sentences
    • If it doesn't get the volunteers to fill a growing need for recruiters, the Air Force will select airmen from other jobs to fill slots.
    • I do this not to demean the contributions of the Air Force or its airmen.
    • If you're at least a senior airman with three years' Air Force experience, you can submit a package.
    Example sentences
    • Plane captains usually are undesignated Navy airmen, meaning they haven't picked a rate or occupation specialty.
    • A recruit can easily become a fireman in engineering on a frigate or just as easily direct aircraft on a carrier as an airman.
    • The airman notified a tech sergeant, who then opened a panel to check the hydraulic leak.

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