Definition of senior aircraftman in English:

senior aircraftman


  • A rank held by a man in the RAF, above leading aircraftman and below junior technician.

    • ‘The senior aircraftman stood on a concrete runway and watched the mushroom clouds caused by the devastating thermonuclear devices.’
    • ‘A senior aircraftman in the RAF fired a light machine gun by mistake, damaging the air conditioning on a Jackal vehicle last September.’
    • ‘During today's visit, the Prince was asked to present a number of awards to troops, base staff, and the widow of an RAF senior aircraftman who died in Afghanistan.’
    • ‘When Blackburn senior aircraftman Michael went on a football tour to Africa with the RAF, he didn't realise what a lasting impression it would make on him.’
    • ‘A senior aircraftman in the RAF shot a colleague in the foot by mistake.’
    • ‘She presented the senior aircraftman with the honour after more than 4,000 of you voted for him.’


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