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A squadron in air force, army aviation, or naval aviation is mainly a unit comprising a number of military aircraft and their aircrews, usually of the same type, typically with 12 to 24 aircraft, sometimes divided into three or four flights, depending on aircraft type and air force. [1]

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Air force

An air force, also known in some countries as an air army, is in the broadest sense, the national military organization that primarily conducts aerial warfare.

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Air Training Corps

The Air Training Corps (ATC) is a British youth organisation sponsored by the Ministry of Defence and the Royal Air Force.

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Aircrew

Aircrew, also called flight crew, are personnel who operate an aircraft while in flight.

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Army aviation

An army aviation unit is an aviation-related unit of a nation's army, often described as an air corps.

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Cadet

A cadet is a trainee.

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Civil Air Patrol

The Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is a congressionally chartered, federally supported non-profit corporation that serves as the official civilian auxiliary of the United States Air Force (USAF).

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Commanding officer

The commanding officer (CO), or if it is an officer in the ranks of general, commanding general (CG), is the officer in command of a military unit.

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Commonwealth of Nations

The Commonwealth of Nations, commonly known as the Commonwealth (formerly the British Commonwealth), is an intergovernmental organization of 53 member states that were mostly territories of the former British Empire.

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Escadrille

An escadrille (literal translations: "squad" or "small squadron") is a type of military unit, most often found in the air forces of some French speaking countries.

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Flight (military unit)

A flight is a military unit in an air force, naval air service, or army air corps.

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French Air Force

The French Air Force (Armée de l'air, "army of the air") is the air force of the French Armed Forces.

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General officer

A general officer is an officer of high rank in the army, and in some nations' air forces or marines.

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German Air Force

No description.

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Group (military aviation unit)

A group is a military aviation unit, a component of military organization and a military formation.

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Military aircraft

A military aircraft is any fixed-wing or rotary-wing aircraft that is operated by a legal or insurrectionary armed service of any type.

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Military organization

Military organization or military organisation is the structuring of the armed forces of a state so as to offer military capability required by the national defense policy.

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Naval aviation

Naval aviation is the application of military air power by navies, whether from warships that embark aircraft, or land bases.

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One-star rank

An officer of one-star rank is a senior commander in many of the armed services holding a rank described by the NATO code of OF-6.

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Ranks and insignia of NATO

Ranks and insignia of NATO are combined military insignia used by the member countries of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

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Republic of Singapore Air Force

The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF,; Angkatan Udara Republik Singapura; சிங்கப்பூர் ஆகாயப்படை) is the air arm of the Singapore Armed Forces.

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Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.

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Royal Netherlands Air Force

The Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) (Koninklijke Luchtmacht (KLu), "Royal Air Force"), is the military aviation branch of the Netherlands Armed Forces.

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Swedish Air Force

The Swedish Air Force (Flygvapnet) is the air force branch of the Swedish Armed Forces.

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Two-star rank

An officer of two-star rank is a senior commander in many of the armed services holding a rank described by the NATO code of OF-7.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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United States Air Force

The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven American uniformed services.

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United States Coast Guard

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country's seven uniformed services.

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United States Marine Corps

The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for providing power projection from the sea, using the mobility of the U.S. Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces.

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United States Marine Corps Aviation

United States Marine Corps Aviation is the air component of the United States Marine Corps.

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United States Navy

The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.

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Wing (military aviation unit)

In military aviation, a wing is a unit of command.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Squadron_(aviation)

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