group captain


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group captain

n
(Military) an officer holding commissioned rank senior to a wing commander but junior to an air commodore in the RAF and certain other air forces
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Noun1.group captain - a commissioned officer (especially one in the Royal Air Force) equivalent in rank to a colonel in the armygroup captain - a commissioned officer (especially one in the Royal Air Force) equivalent in rank to a colonel in the army
senior pilot, captain - the pilot in charge of an airship
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group captain

n (Aer) → comandante m di gruppo
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Earlier, commander 199 forward operations base Nigerian Air force Sokoto, Group Captain J Usman said he was at the government House to solicit the support of the state government for his command for successful discharge of their duties, he reaffirmed their determination to discharge their duties effectively.
Group Captain Rizwan Attique died on July 10 and was allegedly abducted by Air Intelligence officers between May 3 and July 6, according to the First Information Report (FIR).
With a glare in eyes retired Group Captain shared these actions.
The petitioner requested the IHC to form a joint investigation team (JIT) to investigate how her husband, Group Captain Rizwan Attique, died in August last year.
9 ( ANI ): Delhi Police Special Cell on Thursday arrested Group Captain Arun Marwah for allegedly leaking classified Indian Air Force (IAF) information to Pakistan's intelligence agency, Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).
He said the illustrious history of PAF depicted by Group Captain Hussaini would be a source of inspiration for the future generation and instill in them the spirit of nationhood.
My special felicitations to Group Captain Hussaini for capturing the great history of Pakistan.
Carol Vorderman, an honorary group captain and ambassador for the RAF Air Cadets, visiting young air cadets after receiving the Lennox-Boyd Trophy
Rees retired from the RAF in 1931 with the rank of group captain and in 1933 sailed single-handedly across the Atlantic from Wales to the Bahamas in a ketch.