pilotage

Definitions of pilotage
  1. noun
    the guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place
    synonyms: navigation, piloting
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    types:
    instrument flying
    navigation of an airplane solely by instruments
    astronavigation, celestial navigation
    navigating according to the positions of the stars
    dead reckoning
    navigation without the aid of celestial observations
    type of:
    direction, guidance, steering
    the act of setting and holding a course
  2. noun
    the occupation of a pilot
    synonyms: piloting
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    type of:
    craft, trade
    the skilled practice of a practical occupation
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