airplane pilot

Definitions of airplane pilot
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n someone who is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight

Synonyms:
pilot
Examples:
Edward Vernon Rickenbacker
the most decorated United States combat pilot in World War I (1890-1973)
Types:
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barnstormer, stunt flier, stunt pilot
a pilot who travels around the country giving exhibits of stunt flying and parachuting
captain, senior pilot
the pilot in charge of an airship
combat pilot
airplane pilot who fights in an action between two military forces
co-pilot, copilot
a relief pilot on an airplane
kamikaze
a pilot trained and willing to cause a suicidal crash
test pilot
a pilot hired to fly experimental airplanes through maneuvers designed to test them
wingman
the pilot who positions his aircraft outside and behind (on the wing of) the leader of a flying formation
fighter pilot
a military or naval pilot of fighter planes
group captain
a commissioned officer (especially one in the Royal Air Force) equivalent in rank to a colonel in the army
strafer
a combat pilot who strafes the enemy
Type of:
aeronaut, airman, aviator, flier, flyer
someone who operates an aircraft

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