RAF Slang Challenge
How well do you know your World War II RAF slang?
Have a look at the lists below. Can you match the slang words to the definitions? You could even challenge someone to compete against you.
When you think you have got them all right, open the document at the bottom for the answers- no cheating!
Piece of cake
Gone for a Burton
Tangled up in soup
Use you loaf
Pull your finger out
Order to take off quickly
Order to return to base
Notification that a pilot is beginning his attack
Ribbons with the medal
Nickname for a Wellington Bomber
Use your brain/think about it
Aircraft to which gliders were attached
To make a crash landing
To be lost
Training or drill
A Barage balloon
Nickname for a Mosquito bomber
Elementary Training/Flying School
Astrodome on Aircraft
To bomb heavily
To obtain illicitly
Reserve pilot on an aircraft
Aircrew nickname for the Ruhr Valley, Germany
Chemical toilet on an aircraft
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