|Higher Rank:||Squadron Leader|
|Lower Rank:||Fighter Pilot, Tactical Systems Operator|
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The Flight Leader is in charge of all things related to his flight's fighters, generally a responsibility of up to 8 starfighters. As well, the flight leader is responsible for all the personnel assigned to the flight on the ship/facility, and ensuring that maintenance work is carried on the craft by Engineering.
Reports to the Squadron Leader. If the Flight Leader is the senior starfighter pilot assigned to the starship, starbase or facility they report to the Commanding Officer or Executive Officer and is a member of the Senior Staff.