group captain

Also found in: Dictionary, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Words related to group captain

a commissioned officer (especially one in the Royal Air Force) equivalent in rank to a colonel in the army

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
He was promoted to Headquarters Strike Command at High Wycombe, Bucks, before being made Group Captain in November last year.
Referring to reports that the Hercules could have been downed by a rebel missile, Group Captain Oborn said: "It would be wrong for us to speculate on the cause of the crash at this early stage and we do not have any comments on the report that the aircraft was shot down.
Group Captain, who jumps fluently and finds plenty for pressure after the initial stokingup process - Robert Thornton is the perfect partner for him - goes to Prestbury Park on a tidal wave of confidence, and seems sure to run a mighty race.
Having reviewed a formal parade and march past by the squadron, which has its base in Ribbonfields, Attleborough, Group Captain Ford had an opportunity to see the team in action.
THROUGHOUT her life the British public bought the fairytale that Princess Margaret put duty first when she renounced her engagement to divorced Group Captain Peter Townsend.
It is difficult to understand now how Princess Margaret's doomed love affair with Group Captain Peter Townsend left post-war Britain reeling with outrage and shock.
Earlier in the day, St Michael's Parish Church was the scene of a thanksgiving service, followed by a commemorative address at the castle by Alnwick District Council chairman Trevor Thorne, to Boulmer's commanding officer, Group Captain Nick Gordon.
Imtiazi Sanad' has been awarded to Group Captain Qaisar Sajjad, Group Captain Akhtar Imran Saddozai, Group Captain Syed Inam Ullah, Group Captain Aitizaz Hussain Waraich, Group Captain Irfan Majid, Group Captain Usman Riaz, Group Captain Jehanzeb Burki, Group Captain Atar Azhar, Group Captain Babar Shafi Khan, Group Captain Shahzad Ahmad Sheikh, Group Captain Mohammad Amir Haque, Squadron Leader Abdullah Javed and Squadron Leader Mohammad Jan Khan.
The recipient of Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military) included Air Vice Marshal Salman Ahsan Bukhari, Air Commodore Asim Anwar, Air Commodore Shahid Latif Bajwa, Air Commodore Mohammad Zahoor Faisal, Air Commodore Mohammad Afzal, Air Commodore Ilyas Sultan, Air Commodore Tameez Uddin Shakir Qazi, Air Commodore Syed Mohsin Ali Hussaini, Air Commodore Sarfraz Khan, Air Commodore Mohammad Farooq Haider, Air Commodore Nusrat Javed, Group Captain Riaz Ahmed, Group Captain Jamil Nazar, Group Captain Adnan Masood Hassan, Group Captain Mujeeb Ur Rehman and Group Captain Mohammad Ali.
Acting Director General of Personnel Air Force, Group Captain Margot Forster CSM said the Air Force nomination was an acknowledgement of our work to provide pathways for Indigenous Australians.
Group Captain Sara Mackmin has taken over as the RAF Search and Rescue Force Commander from Group Captain Frazer Nicholson.
Group Captain David Lee, the officer commander number one of the flying training school at RAF Cranwell, was asked how the accident had affected the RAF.
Sachin joined the Indian Air Force (IAF) with the rank of Honorary Group Captain on Friday.
Medwyn and Brenda Roberts and some friends in their renovated garden at home on Plas Madoc estate, Wrexham, on July 17 1985: A street scene of Llwyn Isaf, Wrexham: Shoppers at Wrexham's Monday open market in Eagles Meadow on July 24 1973: Group Captain EW Deacon (right) unveils a plaque marking the opening of a Royal Air Force Association building extension in Wrexham watched by RAFA Wrexham branch chairman L Davies (left) on March 18 1967
ALAN KING yesterday described unbeaten novice Group Captain, his runner in Wednesday 's Ballymore Properties Novices' Hurdle, as one of his best chances of a festival winner, writes Turia Tellwright.