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Irreverent Meaning Rank Rank Irreverent Meaning
Leading aircraftman/woman Pilot officer
Senior aircraftman/woman Flying officer
Senior aircraftman/woman technician Flight lieutenant
Junior technician Squadron leader
Corporal Wing commander
Sergeant Group captain
Chief technician Air commodore
Flight sergeant Air vice marshal
Warrant officer Air marshal Implements government policy without question, only complaining afterwards when retired and Knighted.
Appear powerful, but are
government lackeys.
Future BAe Directors.
Air chief marshal
Marshal of the RAF