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Meaning of "RAAF" in the English dictionary

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WHAT DOES RAAF MEAN IN ENGLISH?

RAAF

Royal Australian Air Force

The Royal Australian Air Force is the air force branch of the Australian Defence Force. The RAAF was formed in March 1921. It continues the traditions of the Australian Flying Corps, which was formed on 22 October 1912. The RAAF has taken part in many of the 20th century's major conflicts including the Second World War, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. More recently the RAAF participated in the 2003 invasion of Iraq and is still involved with the War in Afghanistan. The motto on the RAAF's coat of arms is the Latin phrase Per ardua ad astra, which means "Through Adversity to the Stars".

Definition of RAAF in the English dictionary

The definition of RAAF in the dictionary is Royal Australian Air Force.

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WORDS THAT END LIKE RAAF

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Synonyms and antonyms of RAAF in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «RAAF» into 25 languages

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РАФ
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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RAAF»

The term «RAAF» is quite widely used and occupies the 40.916 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RAAF» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about RAAF

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RAAF»

Discover the use of RAAF in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to RAAF and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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US Marine Corps and RAAF Hornet Units of Operation Iraqi Freedom
'The RAAF had not previously used KC135s, and I talked the XO of No 75 Sqn into getting everybody tankerqualified on the jet prewar. He agreed, but informed me that the Aussie ATO writers inthe CAOC were going to make surethat No 75 ...
Tony Holmes, 2012
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A Ministry in the RAAF
George G. Ashworth. A MINISTRY In the RAAF By Squadron Leader Chaplain, The Reverend George G. Ashworth, OAM, RFD Copyright © 2011 Reverend George G. Ashworth, OAM, RFD Worldwide.
George G. Ashworth, 2011
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Call of the Kyeema
Other RAAF airstrips in the Darwin area may be visited subject to landowners approval. These include Batchelor famous for its radio signals units and a visit by General Douglas McArthur, RAAF Gould, RAAF Blyth and RAAF Pel. Aircraft using ...
Doug Whitfield, 2005
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U. S. Warplanes of World War II
Initially delivered to the USAAF in Australia, a number of Model 339-23s were transferred to the RAAF. Nine were assigned to No. 25 Squadron, RAAF, for the defense of Perth. The Buffalos were painted with the revised Australian national ...
Ray Merriam, 2000
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Modelling the P-40: Hawk 81, Tomahawk, Warhawk and Kittyhawk
Modellers are well served with P-40 variants from major manufacturers and after-market companies, and this book helps make the most of the products available.
Brett Green, 2012
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Air Power History: Turning Points from Kitty Hawk to Kosovo
Furthermore, when Arnold canvassed Portal's opinion on the type of aircraft that the RAAF should get, Portal was strident in his demands that the aircraft delivered would not take away Australian aircrew originally destined for RAF operations ...
Sebastian Cox, Peter Gray, 2013
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Multimodal Safety Management and Human Factors: Crossing the ...
Crossing the Borders of Medical, Aviation, Road and Rail Industries Mr José M Anca Jr. describes several tools that can be used by both pilot candidates and instructor-pilots to overcome the aforementioned challenges. RAAF pilot training - an ...
Mr José M Anca Jr, 2012
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Under the Southern Cross: The B-24 Liberator in the South ...
2 The Chief of the Air Staff of the RAAF. George Jones, was invited to travel to the US by General Kenney to discuss the allocation of extra aircraft for the RAAF at the end of 1943. The conference was held on 5 January 1 944, and in reference ...
Bob Livingstone, 1998
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Mirage IIIO: colours and markings in RAAF Service
Kort beskrivelse af udvikling og produktion af det franske fly Mirage III 0 med en efterfølgende detaljeret gennemgang af de forskellige modeller, bemaling, eksport m.v.
Paul Mason, Darren Mottram, 2005
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Raaf Wings: No. 1 Wing Raaf, No. 80 Wing Raaf, No. 78 Wing ...
Excerpt: Airfield Defence Wing A hyperlinked version of this chapter is at HSW A hyperlinked version of this chapter is at This is a list of the wings organised by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).
LLC Books, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RAAF»

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Prime Minister Tony Abbott tours Williamtown RAAF base in NSW …
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has toured Newcastle's Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) base during a visit to the New South Wales Hunter region as angry ... «ABC Online, Jun 15»
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Top Guns: RAAF reinforced with replacements for Vietnam War-era …
The fleet of ten aircraft will cost approximately $1.4 billion and has been described by RAAF Air Marshal Geoff Brown as “a commitment to Australia's air power ... «9news.com.au, Jun 15»
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RAAF declares Wedgetail fully operational
The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) E-7A Wedgetail airborne early warning and control platform has achieved final operational capability (FOC), after proving ... «Australian Aviation, May 15»
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Nepal earthquake: First Australians evacuated from Kathmandu on …
More than 100 people including 66 Australians - a mix of trekkers, tourists, and volunteer workers - were flown to Bangkok on two RAAF C-17 Globemaster ... «ABC Online, Apr 15»
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RAAF jet fuel: Wife of former Air Force member calls for action over …
Kathleen Henry's husband, Allan, died in 2008 at the age of 49 after developing illnesses attributed to his time working with chemicals like jet fuel in the RAAF. «ABC Online, Apr 15»
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RAAF to receive two more C-17 Globemaster planes in billion-dollar …
The announcement was made by Prime Minister Tony Abbott at the RAAF ... Mr Abbott announced the purchase during a visit to RAAF Base Amberley in ... «ABC Online, Apr 15»
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Minister rejects criticism of Tony Abbott for using RAAF jet to go to …
A senior cabinet minister has dismissed as “ridiculous” reports criticising Tony Abbott for the use of an RAAF plane to fly to Melbourne, where he attended a ... «The Guardian, Mar 15»
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Jericho ready for challenge in RAAF
Sunshine Coast local Jericho Sayson joined the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) to pursue a career that would allow him to develop not just as a person but ... «The Sunshine Coast Daily, Feb 15»
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RAAF Amberley set to fly high for G20
IF TIM Innes is feeling the heat ahead of the G20 Leaders' Summit in Brisbane this weekend, he isn't showing it. The temperature on the tarmac at RAAF Base ... «The Queensland Times, Nov 14»
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Australia's RAAF Hornets pictured hovering above Iraq
Incredible photographs show the RAAF aircrafts in action and refueling mid-air as they hover above Iraq. The revealing images also show a Combat Officer ... «Daily Mail, Nov 14»

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