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- noun a noncommissioned officer in the British Royal Air Force.
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- noun A member of the lowest
rankin the Royal Air Forceor the air forcesof various other Commonwealthcountries.
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- noun a noncommissioned officer in the British Royal Air Force
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In the center of the field, with rifle to shoulder and aircraftman to load for him, the two men stood “as calmly as if they were on the grouse moors, while the 109s fairly plastered the place”—Wisdom, Wings Over Olympus, p.
He half led, half carried her there, where an aircraftman was just heaving the second last parachute and container through the doorway.
'If you fly us into the side of the Weissspitze,' Carpenter said threateningly, 'I'll have you reduced to aircraftman.
When the war came, he joined the RAF as an aircraftman and served in the Western Desert before going to pilot training in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe).