Entry from British & World English dictionary
A rank of commissioned officer in the RAF, above pilot officer and below flight lieutenant.
- With the garrison squadron defined as only its complement of flying officers and essential technical and administrative support, the unit size is manageable for an Air Force major's career experience.
- In WWII, Mr Bailey flew 75 operational missions with 75SQN in New Guinea, New Britain and Dutch New Guinea and discharged from the RAAF as a flying officer.
- She began her career at the rank of flying officer and was posted to many bases.
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