Rank comparison chart of air forces enlisted personnel of European states.

Enlisted (OR 1–9)

Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
 Albanian Air Force
Kryekapter
Sergeant Major
Kapter
First Sergeant
Rreshter
Sergeant First Class
Tetar
Staff Sergeant
Nëntetar
Sergeant
Ushtar IV
Corporal
Ushtar III
Private First Class
Ushtar II
Private
Ushtar I
Private


 Austrian Air Force
Vizeleutnant Offiziersstellvertreter Oberstabswachtmeister Stabswachtmeister Oberwachtmeister Wachtmeister Zugsführer Korporal Gefreiter Rekrut


 Belgian Air Component
No insignia
Adjudant-Major Adjudant-chef Adjudant 1er sergent-major 1er sergent-chef 1er sergent Sergent 1er caporal-chef Caporal-chef Caporal 1er soldat Private Recruit
Adjudant-Majoor Adjudant-chef Adjudant 1ste sergeant-majoor 1ste sergeant-chef 1ste sergeant Sergeant 1ste korporaal-chef Korporaal-chef Korporaal 1ste soldaat Soldat recure


 Bulgaria Air Force

Офицерски кандидат
Senior warrant officer
Старшина
Starshina
Старши сержант
Senior sergeant
Сержант
Sergeant
Младши сержант
Junior sergeant
Ефрейтор
Yefreytor
Редник
Private


 Croatian Air Force
No insignia
Časnički namjesnik Stožerni narednik Nadnarednik Narednik Desetnik Skupnik Razvodnik Pozornik Vojnik


Cyprus Air Forces
No equivalent
No equivalent Arm/corps insignia only
Warrant Officer
Ανθυπασπιστής
Chief Master Sergeant
Αρχισμηνίας
Master sergeant
Επισμηνίας
Staff Sergeant
Σμηνίας
Sergeant
Έφεδρος Σμηνίας
Corporal
Υποσμηνίας
Lance Corporal
Ανθυποσμηνίας
Aircraftman
Σμηνίτης


 Czech Air Force
Štábní praporčík Nadpraporčík Praporčík Nadrotmistr Rotmistr Rotny Četař Desátník Svobodník Vojín
Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
 Royal Danish Air Force
No equivalent
Flyvevåbnets Chefsergent Chefsergent Seniorsergent Oversergent Sergent Værnepligtig Sergent Korporal Flyverspecialist Flyveroverkonstabel Flyverkonstabel


 Estonian Air Force
No equivalent
Ülemveebel Staabiveebel Vanemveebel Veebel Nooremveebel Vanemseersant Seersant Nooremseersant Kapral Reamees


France French Air and Space Force
No equivalent
Major Adjudant-chef Adjudant Sergent-chef Sergent Caporal-chef Caporal Aviateur 1e classe Aviateur 2e classe


 Finland Air Force
No insignia
Sotilasmestari Ylivääpeli Vääpeli Ylikersantti Kersantti Alikersantti Korpraali Sotamies Alokas
Militärmästare Överfältväbel Fältväbel Översergeant Sergeant Undersergeant Korpral Soldat Rekryt


 German Air Force
Oberstabsfeldwebel Stabsfeldwebel Hauptfeldwebel Oberfeldwebel Feldwebel Stabsunteroffizier Unteroffizier Oberstabsgefreiter Stabsgefreiter Hauptgefreiter Obergefreiter Gefreiter Flieger
 German Air Force
(Officer designate)
No equivalent
No equivalent
Oberfähnrich Fähnrich Fahnenjunker


 Hellenic Air Force
No equivalent
No equivalent
(ΣΜΥ)
(SMY)
(ΜΕΕ-ΕΠΟΠ-ΕΜΘ)
(MEE-EPOP-EMTh)
(ΣΜΥ)
(SMY)
(ΕΠΟΠ-ΕΜΘ)
(EPOP-EMTh)
(ΣΜΥ)
(SMY)
(ΕΠΟΠ-ΕΜΘ)
(EPOP-EMTh)
(ΕΠΟΠ)
(EPOP)
(ΕΠΟΠ)
(EPOP)
Warrant Officer
Ανθυπασπιστής[note 1]
Chief Master Sergeant
Αρχισμηνίας
Master Sergeant
Επισμηνίας
Staff Sergeant
Σμηνίας
Corporal
Υποσμηνίας
Aircraftman
Σμηνίτης
Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
 Hungarian Air Force
Főtörzszászlós Törzszászlós Zászlós Főtörzsőrmester Törzsőrmester Őrmester Szakaszvezető Tizedes Őrvezető Közkatona


Iceland Iceland No air force


 Irish Air Corps
No insignia
Regimental sergeant major Regimental quartermaster sergeant Flight sergeant Flight quartermaster sergeant Sergeant Corporal Airman 3 star Airman 2 Star Apprentice Recruit
Maor-sáirsint reisiminte Ceathrúsháirsint reisiminte Sáirsint eitleoige Ceathrúsháirsint eitleoige Sáirsint Ceannaire Eitleoir, 3 réalta Eitleoir, 2 réalta Printíseach Earcach


 Italian Air Force
No insignia
Luogotenente Primo Maresciallo Maresciallo di Prima Classe Maresciallo di Seconda Classe Maresciallo di Terza Classe Sergente Maggiore Capo Sergente Maggiore Sergente Primo aviere Capo Scelto Primo Aviere Capo Primo Aviere Scelto Aviere Capo Primo Aviere Aviere Scelto Aviere


Kosovo Kosovo No air force


Latvia Latvian Air Force
No equivalent
Augstākais virsseržants
Sergeant Major
Galvenais virsseržants
Master Sergeant
Štāba virsseržants
Sergeant First Class
Virsseržants
First Sergeant
Seržants
Sergeant
Kaprālis
Corporal
Dižkareivis
Private First Class
Kareivis
Private


Liechtenstein Liechtenstein No air force


 Lithuanian Air Force
Seržantas majoras Viršila Štabo seržantas Vyresnysis seržantas Seržantas Grandinis Vyresnysis eilinis Eilinis Jaunesnysis eilinis


Luxembourg Luxembourg No air force


 North Macedonia Air Force
No equivalent No insignia
Sergeant major
(Главен наредник)
Master sergeant
(Наредник)
Staff Sergeant 1st class
(Постар водник I класа)
Staff sergeant
(Постар водник)
Sergeant
(Водник)
Junior sergeant
(Помлад водник)
Corporal
(Десетар)
Private first class
(Разводник)
Private
(Војник)


Monaco Monaco No air force


Montenegro Montenegrin Air Force
No equivalent
Zastavnik 1 Klase Zastavnik Stariji Vodnik 1 Klase Stariji Vodnik Vodnik 1 Klase Vodnik Mlađi Vodnik Desetar Razvodnik


 Royal Netherlands Air Force

Adjudant-Onderofficier Sergeant-majoor Sergeant der 1e klasse Sergeant Korporaal der 1e klasse Korporaal Soldaat der 1ste klasse Soldaat der 2de klasse Soldaat der 3de klasse
Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
Norway Royal Norwegian Air Force
Sjefssersjant Sersjantmajor Kommandérsersjant Stabssersjant Oversersjant Vingsersjant Sersjant Seniorspesialist Ledende spesialist Spesialist Visespesialist Ledende Flysoldat Flysoldat


 Polish Air Force
Starszy chorąży sztabowy Starszy chorąży Chorąży Młodszy chorąży Starszy sierżant Sierżant Plutonowy Starszy kapral Kapral Starszy szeregowy Szeregowy


 Portuguese Air Force
Sargento-Mor Sargento-Chefe Sargento-Ajudante Primeiro-Sargento Segundo-Sargento Furriel Segundo-Furriel Cabo-Adjunto Primeiro-Cabo Segundo-Cabo Soldado Soldado-Recruta


 Romanian Air Force

Plutonier adjutant principal Plutonier adjutant Plutonier major Plutonier Sergent major Sergent Caporal clasa
a I-a
Caporal clasa
a II-a
Caporal clasa
a III-a
Fruntaş Soldat


 Russian Air Force

Ста́рший пра́порщик
Starshy praporshchik
Пра́порщик
Praporshchik
Старшина́
Starshina
Ста́рший сержа́нт
Senior sergeant
Сержа́нт
Sergeant
Мла́дший сержа́нт
Junior sergeant
Ефре́йтор
Yefreytor
Рядово́й
Ryadovoy


San Marino San Marino No air force


 Serbian Air Force and Air Defence
No insignia
Warrant officer 1st class
(Заставник I класе)
Warrant officer
(Заставник)
Senior sergeant 1st class
(Старији Водник I класе)
Senior Sergeant
(Старији Водник)
Sergeant
(Водник)
Corporal
(Млађи водник)
Senior airman
(Десетар)
Airman first class
(Разводник)
Airman basic
(Војник)


Slovakia Slovak Air Force
Nadpraporčík Praporčík Podpraporčík Štábný nadrotmajster Nadrotmajster Rotmajster Rotný Čatár Desiatnik Slobodník Vojak
Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
Slovenia Slovenian Air Force and Air Defence
Sergeant Major of the Armed Forces
Višji štabni praporščak
Command Sergeant Major
Štabni praporščak
Sergeant Major
Višji praporščak
First Sergeant
Praporščak
Master Sergeant
Višji štabni vodnik
Sergeant First Class
Štabni vodnik
Staff Sergeant
Višji vodnik
Sergeant
Vodnik
Corporal
Naddesetnik
Senior airman
Desetnik
Airman first class
Poddesetnik
Airman
Vojak


Spain Spanish Air Force
Suboficial mayor Subteniente Brigada Sargento primero Sargento Cabo mayor Cabo primero Cabo Soldado de primera Soldado


 Swedish Air Force
Menig 2 Menig 1 Menig
Flottiljförvaltare Förvaltare Fanjunkare Översergeant Sergeant Överfurir Furir Korpral Vicekorpral Menig 4 Menig 3


Swiss Air Force
No insignia
Chefadjutant Hauptadjutant Stabsadjutant Adjutant Unteroffizier Hauptfeldweibel Fourier Feldweibel Oberwachtmeister Wachtmeister Korporal Obergefreiter Gefreiter Soldat Rekrut


 Turkish Air Force
Astsubay Kıdemli Başçavuş Astsubay Başçavuş Astsubay Kıdemli Üstçavuş Astsubay Üstçavuş Astsubay Kıdemli Çavuş Astsubay Çavuş Astsubay Astçavuş Uzman Çavuş Çavuş Uzman Onbaşı Onbaşı Er


 Ukrainian Air Force
Chief Master Sergeant
Головний майстер-сержант
Senior Master Sergeant
Старший майстер-сержант
Master Sergeant
Майстер-сержант
Staff Sergeant
Штаб-сержант
Chief Sergeant
Головний сержант
Senior Sergeant
Старший сержант
Sergeant
Сержант
Junior sergeant
Молодший сержант
Senior Soldier (Airman 1st Class)
Старший солдат
Soldier (Airman)
Солдат


 Royal Air Force
No equivalent

No insignia
Warrant officer Flight sergeant Chief technician Sergeant Corporal Lance corporal
RAF Regiment only
Senior aircraftman/
woman technician
Senior aircraftman/ woman Leading aircraftman/ woman Aircraftman/ woman
 Royal Air Force
(Aircrew)
No equivalent

No equivalent
Master aircrew Flight sergeant aircrew Sergeant aircrew


Vatican City Vatican City No air force
Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1

Notes

  1. ^ The Greek Warrant Officer is included in OR-9, however he is afforded the privileges of an officer, see STANAG 2116 REV6 note 30.

See also