Definition of Distinguished Flying Cross in English:

Distinguished Flying Cross

(also DFC)

noun

  • A US or British military decoration for heroism or distinguished achievement while on aerial duty.

    • ‘The Distinguished Flying Cross is a four-bladed propeller, about 1 5/8 inches across, superimposed over a bronze pattee cross.’
    • ‘He displays the Distinguished Flying Cross he received from Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, March 21.’