Comparative air force enlisted ranks of the Commonwealth

Rank comparison chart of air forces of Commonwealth of Nations states.

Enlisted

Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda No air force
Australia Australia
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Warrant Officer of the Air Force Warrant Officer Flight Sergeant No equivalent Sergeant No equivalent Corporal No equivalent Leading Aircraftman Aircraftman
Warrant Officer of the Air Force Warrant Officer Flight Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Leading Aircraftman Aircraftman
The Bahamas Bahamas No air force
Bangladesh Bangladesh
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08.BAF-CWO.svg 07.BAF-SWO.svg 06.BAF-WO.svg 04.BAF-SGT No equivalent 03.BAF-CPL No equivalent 02.BAF-LACM 01.BAF-ACM1 No insignia
Master Warrant Officer Senior Warrant Officer Warrant Officer Sergeant Corporal Leading Aircraftman Aircraftman 1 Aircraftman 2
Botswana Botswana
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06.Botswana Air Force-WO1 05.Botswana Air Force-WO2 04.Botswana Air Force-SSG 03.Botswana Air Force-SGT No equivalent 02.Botswana Air Force-CPL 01.Botswana Air Force-PFC No equivalent No insignia
Warrant Officer Class I Warrant Officer Class II Flight Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Leading Aircraftsman Aircraftsman
Brunei Brunei
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08.RBrAF-FSGM 07.RBrAF-WO1 06.RBrAF-WO2 04.RBrAF-SSG 03.RBrAF-SGT No equivalent 02.RBrAF-CPL 01.RBrAF-LCPL No insignia
Force SergeantMajor Warrant Officer
Class I
Warrant Officer
Class II
Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
(or equivalent)
Cameroon Cameroon
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07.Cameroon Air Force-CWO.svg 06.Cameroon Air Force-WO.svg No equivalent 05.Cameroon Air Force-MSG.svg 04.Cameroon Air Force-SGT.svg 03.Cameroon Air Force-MCPL.svg 02.Cameroon Air Force-CPL.svg 01.Cameroon Air Force-PFC.svg No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1
Adjudant-chef
Warrant Officer Class 2
Adjudant
Flight sergeant
Sergent-chef
Sergeant
Sergent
Corporal
Caporal-chef
Lance Corporal
Caporal
Leading aircraftman
Soldat Première
Aircraftman
Soldat
Canada Canada
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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 RCAF OR-2.svg
Chief warrant officer Master warrant officer Warrant officer Sergeant Master corporal Corporal Aviator (trained) Aviator (basic) Aviator (recruit)
Adjudant-chef Adjudant-maître Adjudant Sergent Caporal-chef Caporal Aviateur (formé) Aviateur (confirmé) Aviateur (recrue)
Fiji Fiji No air force
Ghana Ghana
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06.Ghana Air Force-WO1 05.Ghana Air Force-WO2 04.Ghana Air Force-FSG 03.Ghana Air Force-SGT No equivalent 02.Ghana Air Force-CPL No equivalent 01.Ghana Air Force-LACM No insignia
Warrant Officer Class I Warrant Officer Class II Flight Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Leading Aircraftsman Aircraftsman
India India
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India-Air-OR-9.svg India-Air-OR-8.svg India-Air-OR-7.svg IAF Sgt Arm.png No equivalent IAF Cpl Arm.png No equivalent IAF LAC Arm.png IAF AC Arm.png
Master Warrant Officer Warrant Officer Junior Warrant Officer Sergeant Corporal Leading Aircraftsman Aircraftsman
            Non combatant Enrolled
Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
Kenya Kenya
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None None Kenya-AirForce-OR-7 Kenya-AirForce-OR-6 No equivalent Kenya-AirForce-OR-4 Kenya-AirForce-OR-3 No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Flight Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Aircraftman
Kiribati Kiribati No air force
Lesotho Lesotho No air force
Malawi Malawi
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None None None None No equivalent None None No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
(or equivalent)
Malaysia Malaysia
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Regimental Sergeant Major of the Army Warrant Officer Class 2 Flight Sergeant Sergeant No equivalent Corporal Lance Corporal No insignia No insignia
Pegawai Waran Kelas Pertama
Warrant Officer Class 1
Pegawai Waran Kelas Kedua
Warrant Officer Class 2
Flait Sarjan
Flight Sergeant
Sarjan Udara
Air Sergeant
Korporal Udara
Air Corporal
Laskar Udara Kanan
Leading Aircraftman
Laskar Udara Kelas Pertama
Aircraftman First Class
Laskar Udara Kelas Kedua
Aircraftman Second Class
Perajurit Muda
Recruit
Mauritius Mauritius No air force
Mozambique Mozambique
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No equivalent
Mozambique-AirForce-OR-7.svg Mozambique-AirForce-OR-6.svg Mozambique-AirForce-OR-5.svg Mozambique-AirForce-OR-4.svg Mozambique-AirForce-OR-3.svg Mozambique-AirForce-OR-2.svg No equivalent
Sergeant major
Intendente
First Sergeant
Primeiro-sargento
Second Sergeant
Segundo-sargento
Third Sergeant
Terceiro-sargento
Corporal
Cabo
Private First Class
Primeiro soldado
Namibia Namibia
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06-Namibia Air Force-WO1 05-Namibia Air Force-WO2 04-Namibia Air Force-FSG 03-Namibia Air Force-SGT No equivalent 02-Namibia Air Force-SAC 01-Namibia Air Force-LAC No insignia
Warrant officer 1st class Warrant officer 2nd class Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
(or equivalent)
Nauru Nauru No air force
New Zealand New Zealand
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Warrant officer No equivalent Flight sergeant Sergeant No equivalent Corporal No equivalent Leading aircraftsman Aircraftsman
Warrant officer Flight sergeant Sergeant Corporal Leading aircraftsman Aircraftsman
Nigeria Nigeria
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None None None None None No equivalent None None No insignia
Air Warrant Officer Master Warrant Officer Warrant officer Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Aircraftman
Pakistan Pakistan
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PAK-CWO.svg PAK-WO.svg PAK-AWO.svg Pak-air-force-OR-6 No equivalent Pak-air-force-OR-5 Pak-air-force-OR-3 Pak-air-force-OR-2b Pak-air-force-OR-2a Pak-air-force-OR-1
Chief Warrant Officer Warrant Officer Assistant Warrant Officer Senior Technician Corporal Technician Junior Technician Senior Aircraftsman Leading Aircraftsman Aircraftsman
Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea
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None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg No equivalent None.svg None.svg No equivalent None.svg
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis No air force
Saint Lucia Saint Lucia No air force
Samoa Samoa No air force
Seychelles Seychelles No air force
Sierra Leone Sierra Leone No air force
Singapore Singapore
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Army-SGP-OR-6b.svg Army-SGP-OR-6a.svg Army-SGP-OR-5c.svg Army-SGP-OR-5b.svg Army-SGP-OR-5a.svg Army-SGP-OR-4b.svg Army-SGP-OR-4a.svg Army-SGP-OR-3.svg Army-SGP-OR-2.svg No insignia No insignia
Master Sergeant Staff Sergeant First Sergeant Second Sergeant Third Sergeant Corporal First Class Corporal Lance Corporal Private First Class Private Recruit
Solomon Islands Solomon Islands No air force
South Africa South Africa
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SAA-OR-9 SAA-OR-8 SAAF-OR-7.svg SAAF-OR-6.svg No equivalent SAAF-OR-4.svg SAAF-OR-3.svg No equivalent No insignia
Warrant officer class 1 Warrant officer class 2 Flight sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance corporal Aircraftman
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
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06. SLAF-WO1 05. SLAF-WO2 04. SLAF-SSG 03. SLAF-SGT No equivalent 02. SLAF-CPL No equivalent 01. SLAF-LACM No insignia
Master Warrant Officer Warrant officer Flight sergeant Sergeant Corporal Leading Aircraftman Aircraftman
Tuvalu Tuvalu No air force
United Kingdom United Kingdom
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British RAF OR-9 No equivalent British RAF OR-7b British RAF OR-7a British RAF OR-6 No equivalent British RAF OR-4 British RAF OR-3 British RAF OR-2c British RAF OR-2b British RAF OR-2a No insignia
Warrant officer Flight sergeant Chief technician Sergeant Corporal Lance corporal
RAF Regiment only
Senior aircraftman/
woman technician
Senior aircraftman/ woman Leading aircraftman/ woman Aircraftman/ woman
United Kingdom United Kingdom
(Aircrew)
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British RAF (Aircrew) OR-9 No equivalent British RAF (Aircrew) OR-7 British RAF (Aircrew) OR-6 No equivalent
Master aircrew Flight sergeant aircrew Sergeant aircrew
Vanuatu Vanuatu No air force
Zambia Zambia
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None None None None No equivalent None None No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
(or equivalent)
Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1

See also

Comparative air force officer ranks of the Commonwealth

Rank comparison chart of air forces of Commonwealth of Nations states.

List of comparative military ranks

This article is a list of various states' armed forces ranking designations. Comparisons are made between the different systems used by nations to categorize the hierarchy of an armed force compared to another. Several of these lists mention NATO reference codes. These are the NATO rank reference codes, used for easy comparison among NATO countries. Links to comparison charts can be found below.

Military ranks and insignia by country
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