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flying officer

noun
1.
an officer holding commissioned rank senior to a pilot officer but junior to a flight lieutenant in the British and certain other air forces
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  • There was an English flying officer in the camp whose uniform had been badly spoilt when he had been brought down.

    The Escaping Club A. J. Evans
  • But, anyway, a German flying officer there had several in his pockets and gave me a nice one.

    Outwitting the Hun Pat O'Brien
  • All things considered, the flying officer is now given improved opportunities.

  • Clouds, to the flying officer on active service, are either useful friends or unstrafeable enemies.

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