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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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Only the best aviators attended, and after graduation they returned to their squadrons to teach others what they had learned.
Aviators members can accumulate up to a grand total of 25,000 miles, as follows:
The AVCATT-A program is an essential element in the Army's strategy to create a virtual war-gaming environment that will enable aviators to train within networked simulators that can be reconfigured to replicate attack, reconnaissance or utility helicopters.
I'm going to frame it,'' she said, noting that her grandfather was a Korean War aviator and her dad flew in the Vietnam War.
Through the ShopSmart program, TWA Aviators members can register up to three credit cards to earn up to five miles per dollar, each time the member uses a registered card to purchase goods or services from participating merchants.
A young Lancaster aviator who broke the sound barrier in a MiG jet at age 11 said Thursday the plane crash that killed fellow child pilot Jessica Dubroff was a ``tragic'' accident that doesn't dampen her own love of flying.
Green, a former Naval Flight Officer; Jackie Jackson, a Naval Aviator in the Vietnam War; and Andrew Pitas, a WW II Navy air traffic controller, were recognized for their contributions to aeronautics.
As a new partner, TWA Aviators members can earn 50 Aviator miles per paid rental day for each qualifying rental at participating Budget locations worldwide.
There is not a single place in the entire United States where this many famous aviators are buried together,'' said Giacinta Koontz, an aviation historian who is helping the cemetery plan an expansion of the shrine.
Finally, Apache aviators needing prescription lenses had to use contact lenses or have eye surgery because the frontsert interfered with the helmet display unit of the IHADSS.
Trans World Airlines (TWA) has launched a frequent flyers promotion for TWA Aviators members and is offering a free first-class ticket to members who spend at least USD1,500 on TWA travel from 2 October until 15 December.
The program now moves into an assessment of the operational effectiveness of APKWS, which provides aviators with a highly precise, low-yield weapon that is effective against soft and lightly armored targets while causing minimal collateral damage.