Then the first bombing plane, bearing the flight leader, “taxis” across the field, appearing to stagger under its great burden.
He had been offered the flight leader's job but had turned it down.
"flight leader ought to be first, Sonny, not last," said the Major as the boy came up.
I had to watch my flight leader, the other ships in my formation, and the enemy formation.
In three minutes the door banged open noisily, and the flight leader clumped heavily in.
He was relieved when the colonel had sent over word that O'Malley would serve as flight leader.
The flight leader ran his engine up again, its humming drone rising to a full deep-chested roar.
"So, he's already gotten himself shifted to flight leader," Stan said, matching the major's grin.
The flight leader, Colonel Wellman held them in tight formation.
Dave waited until he saw his flight leader swerve off to slam in at the Junkers to the right.