combat pilot

Definitions of combat pilot
1

n airplane pilot who fights in an action between two military forces

Examples:
Edward Vernon Rickenbacker
the most decorated United States combat pilot in World War I (1890-1973)
Types:
fighter pilot
a military or naval pilot of fighter planes
strafer
a combat pilot who strafes the enemy
dogfighter
a fighter pilot who engages in an aerial dogfights
Type of:
airplane pilot, pilot
someone who is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight

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