Flight Sergeant

Flight sergeant (Flt Sgt, F/Sgt, or FS) is a senior non-commissioned rank in the British Royal Air Force and several other air forces which have adopted all or part of the RAF rank structure. It is equivalent to a staff sergeant in the British Army and has a NATO rank code of OR-7.

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Chief Technician
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    When the flight is not high the fall is not heavy.
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