Definition of Distinguished Flying Cross in English:

Distinguished Flying Cross

(also DFC)

noun

  • A US or British military decoration for heroism or distinguished achievement while on aerial duty.

    ‘He displays the Distinguished Flying Cross he received from Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, March 21.’
    ‘The Distinguished Flying Cross is a four-bladed propeller, about 1 5/8 inches across, superimposed over a bronze pattee cross.’