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Flight lieutenant

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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    noun 1. an area for the servicing and maintenance of airplanes that includes parking ramps and hangars. noun 1. an area of an airfield or airport on which aircraft, esp military aircraft, are parked and serviced

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