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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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July 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing[NYSE: BA] today released a new forecast showing continued strong demand for commercial airline pilots and maintenance technicians as the world's airlines add 38,000 airplanes to the global fleet over the next 20 years.
Approximately 533,000 new commercial airline pilots are needed to support the global fleet over the next 20 years, said David Wright, director, Boeing Pilot Development Program today at E AirVenture Oshkosh.

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