Ranks and Badges of the Royal Air Force
Here is the rank structure for commissioned ranks of the Royal Air Force.
Ranks are shown in ascending order. In many cases, the Royal Air Force rank will be the junior of the three Services, the Royal Navy having seniority over both the Army and RAF.
Rank insignia for commissioned ranks is worn on the lower arm of dress uniform.
|Pilot Officer||Plt Off|
|Flying Officer||Fg Off|
|Flight Lieutenant||Flt Lt|
|Squadron Leader||Sqn Ldr|
|Wing Commander||Wg Cdr|
|Group Captain||Gp Capt|
|Air Commodore||Air Cdre|
|Air Marshal||Air Mshl|
|Air Chief Marshal||Air Chf Mshl|
| Marshal of the
Royal Air Force