Comparative air force enlisted ranks of the Americas

Summary

Rank comparison chart of Non-commissioned officer and enlisted ranks for air forces of North and South American states.

Other ranks

Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted
Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda No air force


 Argentine Air Force[1]
SM-FAA.png SP-FAA.png SA-FAA.svg SX-FAA.svg CP-FAA.svg CI-FAA.svg CB-FAA.svg VP-FAA.svg VS-FAA.svg
Suboficial mayor Suboficial principal Suboficial ayudante Suboficial auxiliar Cabo principal Cabo primero Cabo Voluntario primero Voluntario segundo


The Bahamas Bahamas No air force


Belize Defence Force Air Wing
British Army OR-9a.svg British Army OR-8b.svg British Army OR-7.svg British Army OR-6.svg
British Army OR-4.svg British Army OR-3.svg No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
(or equivalent)


 Bolivian Air Force[2]
SubOfMtreFAB.svg SubOfMyFAB.svg SubOf1FAB.svg SubOf2FAB.svg SubOf3FAB.svg Sgt1FAB.svg Sgt2FAB.svg Sgt3FAB.svg CaboFAB.svg DragoneanteFAB.svg RasoFAB.svg
Sub-oficial maestre Sub-oficial mayor Sub-oficial primero Sub-oficial segundo Sub-oficial inicial Sergento primero Sargento segundo Sargento inicial Cabo Dragoneante Soldado raso


 Brazilian Air Force[3]
Suboficial fab.PNG G05-FAB Primeiro Sargento.svg G04-FAB Segundo Sargento.svg G03-FAB Terceiro Sargento.svg G02-FAB Cabo.svg G02-FAB Taifeiro-mor.svg G01-FAB Soldado.svg G01-FAB Taifeiro Primeira classe.svg G00-FAB Soldado Segunda classe.svg G00-FAB Taifeiro Segunda classe.svg
Suboficial Primeiro-Sargento Segundo-Sargento Terceiro-Sargento Cabo Taifeiro-mor Soldado Taifeiro primeira classe Soldado segunda classe Taifeiro segunda classe


 Royal Canadian Air Force[4]
Canadian RCAF OR-10.svg Canadian RCAF OR-9c.svg Canadian RCAF OR-9b.svg Canadian RCAF OR-9a.svg Canadian RCAF OR-8.svg Canadian RCAF OR-7.svg Canadian RCAF OR-6.svg
Canadian RCAF OR-5.svg Canadian RCAF OR-4.svg Canadian RCAF OR-3.svg Canadian RCAF OR-2.svg
Canadian Forces
chief warrant officer
Command chief warrant officer Senior appointment
chief warrant officer
Chief warrant officer Master warrant officer Warrant officer Sergeant Master corporal Corporal Aviator (trained) Aviator (basic)
Adjudant-chef
des Forces canadiennes
Adjudant-chef
du commandement
Adjudant-chef-
nomination supérieure
Adjudant-chef Adjudant-maître Adjudant Sergent Caporal-chef Caporal Aviateur (formé) Aviateur (confirmé)


 Chilean Air Force
Chile-AirForce-OR-9.svg PCP.2 - B.SOF.svg PCP.3 - B.SG1.svg PCP.4 - SG2.svg PCP.5 - CB1.svg PCP.6 - CB2.svg PCP.7 - CBO.svg FACh Alumno (brazo).png No insignia
Suboficial mayor Suboficial Sargento primero Sargento segundo Cabo primero Cabo segundo Cabo Alumno Soldado


 Colombian Air Force[5]
Técnico Jefe de Comando Conjunto.svg Técnico Jefe de Comando FAC.svg Técnico Jefe FAC.svg Técnico Subjefe FAC.svg Técnico Primero FAC.svg Técnico Segundo FAC.svg Técnico Tercero FAC.svg Técnico Cuarto FAC.svg Aerotécnico FAC.svg
Técnico jefe de comando conjunto Técnico jefe de comando Técnico jefe Técnico subjefe Técnico primero Técnico segundo Técnico tercero Técnico cuarto Aerotécnico
Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted
Costa Rica Costa Rica No air force


Cuban Air and Air Defense Force[6]
Cuba-Army-OR-9c.svg Cuba-Army-OR-9b.svg Cuba-Army-OR-9a.svg Cuba-Army-OR-8.svg Cuba-Army-OR-7.svg Cuba-Army-OR-6.svg Cuba-Army-OR-5.svg Cuba-Army-OR-3.svg No insignia
Mayor suboficial Primer suboficial Segundo suboficial Suboficial Sargento de primera Sargento de segunda Sargento de tercera Cabo Soldado


 Dominica No air force


 Dominican Air Force
06.DRAF-SGM.svg 05.DRAF-MSG.svg 04.DRAF-SSG.svg 03.DRAF-SGT.svg 02.DRAF-CPL.svg 01.DRAF-PFC.svg
Sargento mayor Sargento primero Sargento A/C Sargento Cabo Rasa de primera clase


Ecuadorian Air Force
08.Ecuadorian Air Force-SSGM.svg 07.Ecuadorian Air Force-SGM.svg 06.Ecuadorian Air Force-MSG.svg 05.Ecuadorian Air Force-SSG.svg 04.Ecuadorian Air Force-SGT.svg 03.Ecuadorian Air Force-CPL.svg 02.Ecuadorian Air Force-PFC.svg 01.Ecuadorian Air Force-PVT.svg
Sub-oficial mayor Sub-oficial primero Sub-oficial segundo Sargento primero Sargento segundo Cabo primero Cabo segundo Soldado


 Salvadoran Air Force[7]
El-Salvador-Air Force-OR-9b.svg El-Salvador-Air Force-OR-9a.svg El-Salvador-Air Force-OR-8.svg El-Salvador-Air Force-OR-7.svg El-Salvador-Air Force-OR-6.svg El-Salvador-Air Force-OR-5.svg El-Salvador-Air Force-OR-3.svg No insignia
Sargento mayor de brigada Sargento mayor primero Sargento mayor Sargento de primera Sargento Subsargento Cabo Soldado


Grenada Grenada No air force


Guatemalan Air Force[8]
Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg No insignia
Sargento mayor Sargento técnico Sargento primero Sargento segundo Cabo Soldado de primera Soldado


Guyana Air Corps

No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
(or equivalent)


Haitian Air Force
Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg


 Honduran Air Force[9]
Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg
Sargento mayor técnico Sargento primero técnico Sargento segundo técnico Cabo técnico Aero técnico primera clase Aero técnico básico


 Jamaican Air Wing
Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal No insignia
Warrant officer class 1 Warrant officer class 2 Staff sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance corporal Private
(or equivalent)


 Mexican Air Force[10]
Sargento Primero FAM.gif Sargento Segundo FAM.gif Cabo del Aire FAM.png Sld 1a FAM.gif Soldado del Aire FAM.gif
Sargento primero Sargento segundo Cabo Soldado de primera Soldado
Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted
 Nicaraguan Air Force[11]
07-Nicaragua Air Force-WO1.svg 06-Nicaragua Air Force-WO2.svg 05-Nicaragua Air Force-WO3.svg 04-Nicaragua Air Force-SFC.svg 03-Nicaragua Air Force-SGT.svg 02-Nicaragua Air Force-CPL.svg 01-Nicaragua Air Force-PVT.svg No insignia
Suboficial primero Suboficial segundo Suboficial Sargento primero Sargento segundo Sargento tercero Soldado de primera Soldado


Panama Panama No air force


Paraguay Paraguayan Air Force[12]
Paraguay-Airforce-OR-9.svg Paraguay-Airforce-OR-8b.svg Paraguay-Airforce-OR-8a.svg Paraguay-Airforce-OR-7b.svg Paraguay-Airforce-OR-7a.svg Paraguay-Airforce-OR-6.svg Paraguay-Airforce-OR-5.svg Paraguay-Airforce-OR-4.svg Paraguay-Airforce-OR-3.svg Paraguay-Airforce-OR-1.svg
Sub-oficial principal Sub-oficial mayor Sub-oficial Sargento ayudante Sargento primero Vice sargento primero Sargento segundo Cabo primero Cabo segundo Soldado


 Peruvian Air Force[13]
Peru-Air Force-OR-9.svg Peru-Air Force-OR-8.svg Peru-Air Force-OR-7.svg Peru-Air Force-OR-6.svg Peru-Air Force-OR-4.svg Peru-Air Force-OR-3.svg Peru-Air Force-OR-1.svg
Suboficial primero Suboficial segundo Suboficial tercero Sargento primero Sargento segundo Cabo Avionero


Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis No air force


Saint Lucia Saint Lucia No air force


 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines No air force


 Trinidad and Tobago Air Guard[14]
TaT-Air Guard-OR-09.svg Blank.svg TaT-Air Guard-OR-06.png TaT-Air Guard-OR-04.png TaT-Air Guard-OR-02b.png TaT-Air Guard-OR-02a.png TaT-Air Guard-OR-01.png
Warrant officer I Warrant officer II Sergeant Corporal Senior technician Senior aircraftman Junior Aircraftman/
Junior technician


 United States Air Force[15]
USAF SEAC.svg E9d USAF CMSAF.svg USAF Senior Enlisted Advisor for the National Guard Bureau.svg E9c USAF CCMS.svg E9b USAF 1STSGT3.svg E9a USAF CMSGT.svg E8b USAF 1STSGT2.svg E8a USAF SMSGT.svg E7b USAF 1STSGT1.svg E7a USAF MSGT.svg E6 USAF TSGT.svg E5 USAF SSGT.svg E4 USAF SAM.svg E3 USAF AM1.svg E2 USAF AM.svg No insignia
Senior enlisted advisor to the Chairman Chief master sergeant of the Air Force Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chief of the National Guard Bureau Command chief master sergeant First sergeant Chief master sergeant First sergeant Senior master sergeant First sergeant Master sergeant Technical sergeant Staff sergeant Senior airman Airman first class Airman Airman basic


 United States Space Force[16]
Insignia pending USSF CMSSF Flat.svg USSF CMSgt Flat.svg USSF SMSgt Flat.svg USSF MSgt Flat.svg USSF TSgt Flat.svg USSF Sgt Flat.svg USSF Specialist 4.svg USSF Specialist 3 Flat.svg USSF Specialist 2 Flat.svg USSF Specialist 1 Flat.svg
Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman Chief Master Sergeant of the Space Force Chief master sergeant Senior master sergeant Master sergeant Technical sergeant Sergeant Specialist 4 Specialist 3 Specialist 2 Specialist 1


 Uruguayan Air Force[17]
Uruguay Air Force OR-9.svg Uruguay Air Force OR-7.svg Uruguay Air Force OR-6.svg Uruguay Air Force OR-4.svg Uruguay Air Force OR-3.svg No insignia
Suboficial mayor Sargento de primera Sargento Cabo de primera Cabo de segunda Soldado


 Venezuelan Military Aviation[18]
AvSargento-Supervisor.png AvSargento-Ayudante.png AvSargento-Mayor1ra.png AvSargento-Mayor2da.png AvSargento-Mayor3ra.png AvSargento-1ro.png AvSargento-2do.png AvCabo-1ro AvCabo-2do Aviador-Distinguido No insignia
Sargento supervisor Sargento ayudante Sargento mayor de primera Sargento mayor de segunda Sargento mayor de tercera Sargento primero Sargento segundo Cabo primero Cabo segundo Distinguido Aviador
Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted

See also

References

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  4. ^ "Ranks and appointment". canada.ca. Government of Canada. Retrieved 28 May 2021.
  5. ^ "Grados Militares Fuerza Aérea Colombiana". fac.mil.co (in Spanish). Colombian Air Force. Retrieved 28 May 2021.
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  15. ^ "Air Force Instruction 36-2903" (PDF). Department of the Air Force. 25 June 2021. p. 108. Retrieved 14 August 2021.
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