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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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Pilots' use of the concepts of "airmanship" and "personal attitude" indicated that there were several factors within these concepts.
Delivering his verdict at Harrogate Magistrates Court yesterday, he said: "Against a background of deteriorating administration, airmanship and discipline, the helicopter crashed." Flight Lieutenant David Sale, 28, from Norton, Sergeant Phillip Burfoot and Private Sean Tait died in the crash near Catterick Garrison in August 2007.
Delivering his verdict at Harrogate Magistrates Court, he said: "Against a background of deteriorating administration, airmanship and discipline, the helicopter crashed."
He believes that alternative ways of building airmanship exist and that Airmen can learn to extract three-dimensional situational awareness from a two-dimensional screen.
Quite frankly, I am absolutely amazed at the airmanship of the US Airways pilot who managed to bring down his crippled aircraft on the Hudson River last week.
Addressing mediapersons here on Thursday, the Air Marshal said that the neighbouring country is scared of the IAF's airmanship and marksmanship.
Air Force Academy cadets who went through the school's Airmanship 490 course last year.
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." Shortly after takeoff, the pilots noticed the main landing gear doors would not fully close.
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."