RAF Ranks Conversion

Table of Royal Air Force ranks and their equivalents in Czechoslovak Air Force

Royal Air Force   Czechoslovak Air Force  
Aircraftman 2nd Class AC2 vojin novacek voj. nov.
Aircraftman 1st Class AC1 vojin voj.
Leading Aircraftman LAC svobodnik svob.
Corporal Cpl desatnik des.
Sergeant Sgt cetar cet.
Flight Sergeant F/Sgt rotny rt.
Warrant Officer W/O rotmistr
stabni rotmistr
praporcik
rtm.
srtm.
prap.
Pilot Officer P/O podporucik
porucik
ppor.
por.
Flying Officer F/O nadporucik npor.
Flight Lieutenant F/Lt kapitan kpt.
Squadron Leader S/Ldr stabni kapitan
major
skpt.
mjr.
Wing Commander W/Cdr podplukovnik pplk.
Group Captain G/Cpt plukovník plk.
Air Commodore AC brigadni general brig. gen.
Air Vice Marshal AVM divizni general div. gen.
Air Marshal AM armadni general arm. gen.
Air Chief Marshal ACM - -
Marshal of the Royal Air Force - - -


Note:

During service in the RAF VR had Czechoslovak airmen two ranks - British and Czechoslovak.
In many cases British rank wasn't in accordance with Czechoslovak, mostly was British rank higher then Czechoslovak.
Otherwise British ranks of Czechoslovak airmen was in accordance with their function in the RAF VR.


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07/12/2018 10:22

B-24 Liberator Handbook - Volume 2

Added new page for book B-24 Liberator Handbook - Volume 2 I was heloing with.

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15/11/2018 21:33

Talk about Sgt Otakar Janůj

Short info with few photos has been added into section Talks about the talk "Sgt Otakar Janůj, 311 Squadron wireless operator" given at Municipal Library of Prague, Opatov Branch, on 15. 11. 2018  

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05/11/2018 12:48

Invitation to talk on 15.11.2018 added

Invitation to talk on 15.11.2018 in Prague-Opatov library added to main page. Theme - Czechoslovak airmen in the RAF with alignment on 311 Squadron and mostly on Wireless Operator Sgt Otakar Janůj.

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02/11/2018 17:19

Page "Poslední let Wellingtonu T2624" - updated

Page of book Poslední let Wellingtonu T2624 has been updated - added link to Slavičínský zpravodaj where an article about Otakar Jnůj has been published.

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02/11/2018 16:04

Photo appeal page updated

Thanks to help of this website visitors we were able to obtained photos of 3 Czechoslovak airmen whose faces were uknown to us and the list has been shortened. If you can help us with some more photos of airmen from the list please contact us on the...

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