Royal Hellenic Air Force ranks

Summary

This article contains the rank insignia of the Royal Hellenic Air Force (until 1973).

Officer ranks

Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet
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Marshal of the Royal Hellenic Air Force[note 1]
Αἰθεράρχης
Air Chief Marshal
Πτέραρχος
Air Marshal
Ἀντιπτέραρχος
Air Vice-Marshal
Ὑποπτέραρχος
Air Commodore
Ταξίαρχος
Group Captain
Σμήναρχος
Wing Commander
Ἀντισμήναρχος
Squadron Leader
Ἐπισμηναγὸς
Flight Lieutenant
Σμηναγὸς
Flying Officer
Ὑποσμηναγὸς
Pilot Officer
Ἀνθυποσμηναγὸς
Transliteration Aitherárchis Ptérarchos Antiptérarchos Ypoptérarchos Taxíarchos Smínarchos Antismínarchos Episminagós Sminagós Yposminagós Anthyposminagós

Other ranks

NATO code OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
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Warrant Officer
Ἀνθυπασπιστῆς
Master Sergeant
Ἐπισμηνίας
Staff Sergeant
Σμηνίας
Corporal[note 2]
Ὑποσμηνίας Ἀ΄
Corporal
Ὑποσμηνίας Β΄
Lance Corporal
Ἀνθυποσμηνίας
Aircraftman
Σμηνίτης
Transliteration Anthypaspistís Episminías Sminías Yposminías Yposminías Anthyposminías Sminítis

Notes

  1. ^ The rank was instituted in the 20th century for King George II, and was held only by his successors, King Paul and King Constantine II.
  2. ^ With 5 year contract

See also

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