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acting pilot officer Line breaks: act¦ing pilot of¦fi|cer

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Definition of acting pilot officer in English:


A rank in the RAF above warrant officer and below pilot officer.
Example sentences
  • An Initial Training School was formed at Rongotai as a recruiting centre for pilots, observers, and air-gunners, and a course of thirty acting pilot officers began training on 20 September.
  • As a non-graduate entrant, you might spend about a year as an acting pilot officer, followed by a year as a substantive pilot officer, and up to four years as a flying officer, before being promoted to flight lieutenant.
  • The Acting Pilot Officer was operating the RCAF Harvard training plane involved in the mid-air collision with a passenger plane.
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