Bandit: enemy aircraft.
Deck: the ground.
Eggman: insult for an officer.
Fitter: aircraft mechanic.
Gremlin: a mythical creature that lived on certain aircraft and caused it to go
"u/s" at the most inconvenient times and then could not be located as the source
of the problem.
Half-pint hero: a boaster.
Hawk: another term for an officer.
Hop the twig: to crash fatally.
Jink away: sharp maneuver, sudden evasive action of aircraft.
Juice: aviation fuel.
Kite: an aircraft.
Met: Meteorology Officer or weather report.
Pack up, to: to break down, as in "My port engine packed up as I came in to land".
Port: the left side of an aircraft as seen from pilots seat.
Prang: to crash an a/c.
Pukka: genuine, as in "pukka gen".
Shufti: to look.
Starboard: the right side of the aircraft as seen from pilot's seat.
Touch down: to land.
U/S: unserviceable - broken or not available.
Wind Waste: dead.