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combat pilot

Definitions of combat pilot
  1. noun
    airplane pilot who fights in an action between two military forces
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    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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