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aviator

Old-fashioned the pilot of an aeroplane or airship; flyer

aviator

One whose profession is that of flying heavier-than-air aircraft; a pilot of such an aircraft.
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Visually it is difficult for an aircraft pilot to make accurate turns, especially with wind drift.
But airport chiefs said no investigation would be held, saying it was "very uncommon" for aircraft pilots to stray on to the active runway while taxi-ing.
A LIGHT aircraft pilot escaped with "not a mark on him" after making an emergency landing on a main road in Warwickshire.
During an episode, a pilot is unable to perform aerobatic maneuvers but is able to control the aircraft without assistance (one exception occurred when ground-radioed assistance became necessary to assist a single-seat aircraft pilot maintain control and land).
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The Arabian Section of the 99's International Women's Pilot Organisation has more than 5,000 members ranging from light aircraft pilots to astronauts, with branches in more than 35 countries.
NoTams are usually issued to alert aircraft pilots to potential hazards along a flight route such as cranes, closed runways or large public events.
Following the training flights, the Defence Minister Zakir Hasanov presented the combat aircraft pilots with the most modern helmets and flight suits that meet NATO standards.
He also met many Navy personnel on the carrier and shook hands with many aircraft pilots too.
Operation Migration takes flight again after FAA exemption The Federal Aviation Administration will allow Operation Migration to continue paying light sport aircraft pilots to guide whooping cranes on a migration path.
Tel Aviv -- PNN - Israeli aircraft pilots have visited the United States for the second time in two months to test new military V-22 Osprey aircraft.

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