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Definition of the noun air marshal

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  1. a person trained by the government in hijacking and terrorist tactics who (for security reasons) is a passenger aboard an airline flight

Alternative definition of the noun air marshal


  1. [US, law enforcement] An armed, undercover guard on a commercial-airline flight.
  2. [military] A military rank used by air forces, mostly in Commonwealth countries.


"Air Marshal" is a 2003 action film directed by Alain Jakubowicz.


  1. Air Marshal is a fictional character from the 2010 film You Again.
  2. Air Marshal is a fictional character from the 1966 film Finders Keepers.


  1. Air marshal is a three-star air-officer rank which originated in and continues to be used by the Royal Air Force. The rank is also used by the air forces of many countries which have historical British influence and it is sometimes used as the English translation of an equivalent rank in countries which have a non-English air force-specific rank structure.
  2. Air marshal is the second highest active rank of the Royal Australian Air Force and was created as a direct equivalent of the British Royal Air Force rank of air marshal, it is also considered a three-star rank. The rank is held by the Chief of Air Force, and when the Vice Chief of the Defence Force, the Chief of Joint Operations and/or the Chief of the Capability Development executive are Air Force officers.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Air Marshal

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Google previewThe Dictionary of Homeland Security and Defense (2006)

by Margaret R. O'Leary

air marshal An armed federal law enforcement ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Middle East Wars: The United States in the Persian Gulf, Afghanistan, and Iraq Conflicts [5 volumes] (2010)

The United States in the Persian Gulf, Afghanistan, and Iraq Conflicts by Spencer C. Tucker

United states air force United Kingdom royal air force federal republic of Germany air force officers General of the Air Force Marshal of the RAF General Air Chief Marshal General Lieutenant General Air Marshal Generalleutnant Major General ...

Google previewGranny & Granddad's Household Encyclopedia (2010)

by John O'Neon

ROYAL NAVY ARMY ROYAL AIR FORCE Admiral of the Fleet Field Marshal Marshal of the - Admiral General Air Chief Marshal Vice-Admiral Lieutenant General Air Marshal Rear Admiral Major General Air Vice Marshal Commodore.

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)

by Murali Mohan Hundigam

squadron leader, wing commander, group captain, air commodore, air vice marshal, air marshal, air chief marshal Air gunshot—pellet Airhole—vent Air hostess, for example—cabin crew Air inlet of jet engine—intake Air journey arranged for ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Law Enforcement (2005)

by Larry E. Sullivan

The Federal Air Marshal Program is a component of the Transportation Security Administration, which is housed within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security . Federal air marshals (FAMs) are a full-time force that continuously deploy ...

Google previewStudent's Encyclopedia of General Knowledge (2015)

by Azeem Ahmad Khan, Dr Ruth Premi, General Press

Air Chief Marshal Lieutenant General Vice Admiral Air Marshal Major General Rear Admiral Air Vice Marshal Brigadier Commodore Air Commodore Colonel Captain Group Captain Lieutenant Colonel Commander Wing Commander Major ...

Google previewDictionary of Military Terms (1999)

by Richard Bowyer

GB air marshal: senior officer in the air force. below an air chief marshal; GB air officer commanding (AOC) = commander of a large air-force grouping; air operation = military operation involving aircraft; air photograph = photograph of an ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Terrorism, Revised Edition (2009)

by Cindy C. Combs, Martin W. Slann

Regarded by the TSA as a fundamental tool in the security-challenged airline industry, only limited information about the Federal Air Marshal Program is normally made public. The TSA will not reveal the number or identity of the marshals, the ...

Google previewCultures, Ideologies, and the Dictionary (1995)

Studies in Honor of Ladislav Zgusta by Braj B. Kachru, Henry Kahane

air marshal, Air Ministry, air vice-marshal, aircraft( s )man, aircraftswoman, airmobile, ajee, albumenise, ...

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Video shows what air marshal means. An armed, undercover guard on a commercial-airline flight.. A military rank between that of air vice-marshal and air chief ...

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