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flight lieutenant

noun
1.
an officer holding a commissioned rank senior to a flying officer and junior to a squadron leader in the RAF and certain other air forces
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  • Stan waited for the flight lieutenant to explain his sudden mirth.

    A Yankee Flier with the R.A.F. Rutherford G. Montgomery
  • The flight lieutenant chuckled and gave them both a keen look.

    Dave Dawson with the R.A.F R. Sidney Bowen
  • He crossed the room and as he approached Allison he saw that the flight lieutenant's breakfast lay untouched before him.

    A Yankee Flier with the R.A.F. Rutherford G. Montgomery
  • A moment or so more and flight lieutenant Wiggins pulled back on the controls.

    Dave Dawson with the R.A.F R. Sidney Bowen
  • flight lieutenant Barton-Woods' voice came through the earphones.

    Dave Dawson with the R.A.F R. Sidney Bowen
  • The kidding with flight lieutenant Wiggins had removed a lot of ugly thoughts.

    Dave Dawson with the R.A.F R. Sidney Bowen
  • The altimeter on the instrument board in front of flight lieutenant Wiggins said twenty thousand feet.

    Dave Dawson with the R.A.F R. Sidney Bowen
  • Each machine had four twenty-pound bombs; one of flight lieutenant Sippe's bombs, as has been seen, failed to release.

    The War in the Air; Vol. 1 Walter Raleigh.
  • "Sergeant Raymond, you will take up Martin to-day," said the flight lieutenant to Tom one morning.

  • Chairs ringed the desk on which lay various trophies and gadgets such as might have decorated the room of any flight lieutenant.

    A Yankee Flier in Italy Rutherford G. Montgomery

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