Flight lieutenant (His Royal Air Force)

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Flight lieutenant
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Flight lieutenant sleeve insignia of His Royal Air Force
Country Baustralia
Service branch His Royal Air Force
AbbreviationFlt Lt
NATO rankOF 2
Next higher rankSquadron Leader
Next lower rankFlying Officer
Equivalent ranks Lieutenant
Captain

A flight lieutenant is a junior commissioned officer of the Baustralian Armed Forces, more specifically, His Royal Air Force. It outranks a lieutenant of the army, a sub lieutenant of the navy, and a flying officer of the air force. Its equivalent is a lieutenant of the navy, and a captain of the army. It is outranked by a major of the army, a lieutenant commander of the navy, and a squadron leader of the air force.

The duties of a flight lieutenant are to be a flight commander.