504 VFS - Group Structure
Group Captain - Drinks tea/coffee and tells everyone they need to work harder.
Wing Commander - Keeps the wheels turning.
Squadron Leader - 500/1000+ hours, can lead a formation of several aircraft. Can plan, lead, execute formation attacks. Can also teach tactics and weapons to new pilots.
Flight Lieutenant - 100+ hours, combat ready. Fully proficient in combat tactics, can lead a pair flight.
Flying Officer - 10 hours, proficient at flying and shows aptitude in the air.
Pilot Officer - 1 month active service, passed check ride.
Cadet - New recruit