Military ranks and insignia of the Sri Lanka Air Force

The following tables present the military ranks and insignia of the Sri Lanka Air Force. Upon the formation of the Sri Lanka Air Force in 1951, rank titles and badges for ORs were adopted from the Royal Air Force officer ranks and other ranks. Sri Lanka does have an Air Chief Marshal rank, but it is only awarded to the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) or as an honorary rank; Air Chief Marshal Roshan Goonetileke was the only Sri Lankan Air Force officer to hold the air chief marshal rank while in active service.[1]

Officer ranksEdit

Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet
  Sri Lanka Air Force[2]
                     
Marshal of the Air Force Air Chief Marshal Air Marshal Air Vice-Marshal Air Commodore Group Captain Wing Commander Squadron Leader Flight Lieutenant Flying Officer Pilot Officer Officer cadet

Warrant Officer, Non Commissioned Officer and enlisted ranks (Other Ranks)Edit

Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted
  Sri Lanka Air Force[3]
       
    No insignia
Master warrant officer Warrant officer Flight sergeant Sergeant Corporal Leading aircraftman Aircraftman

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Three Service Commanders promoted". The Government of Sri Lanka. 19 May 2009. Archived from the original on 26 July 2011. Retrieved 8 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Commissioned Officers". airforce.lk. Sri Lanka Air Force. Retrieved 24 September 2021.
  3. ^ "Non-Commissioned Ranks". airforce.lk. Sri Lanka Air Force. Retrieved 24 September 2021.

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