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airmanship

A broad-based term that includes not only piloting skills but also common sense, academic knowledge, awareness, experience, correct reaction to emergencies, etc.
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The success is hinged upon the pilots capitalizing on their experience and ability to apply simple, basic airmanship fundamentals along with sound decision making during complex training missions.
The purpose of study II was to validate the concept of airmanship and personal attitude produced in the individual and group interview sessions.
11) This would offer UAS pilots the opportunity to bolster their credibility and develop airmanship.
Airmanship 490 teaches basic freefall parachuting at the Academy's 98th Flying Training Squadron, a place that uses the freefall experience to develop character in the young men and women who will soon be giving tall orders of their own.
Through his extraordinary heroism, superb airmanship, aggressiveness in the face of the enemy, and the dedication to the service of his country, Sergeant Chapman reflects the highest credit upon himself and the United States Air Force.
Newton and Zaiko were cited for their "skillful airmanship, steadfast communication, and exemplary devotion to duty in the face of hazardous flying conditions, saving the lives of all 25 people on board.
I would have thought that he would have been eligible for a DFM (Distinguished Flying Medal) or even a higher decoration for the airmanship, initiative and bravery shown
RAF Kinloss's spokesman Michael Mulford, who helped co-ordinate the rescue from Scotland, said: "We commend the pilot for great skills of airmanship because that's four-and-a-half hours in a difficult fuel situation and a pretty treacherous storm.
There is a sense of airmanship that goes along with every basic employment of things that are in the air.
He demonstrated extraordinary airmanship, possessed keen abilities to assess and analyze, and employed shrewd organizational skills.
For that sacrifice, his incredible displays of airmanship and his dedication to the fight for liberty and freedom, we're able today to bring something to his family which I think will be very special.
Just that final maneuver alone," in getting the plane on the ground, "has got to be called one of the most magnificent feats of airmanship in the history of flying.