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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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Now, I know what a fantastic country it is and the people are nice and their hospitality is unique." The British aviatrix touched down in Al-Jouf on a 1942 Boeing Stearman Spirit of Artemis on Wednesday and found her way to Riyadh through Hail and Al-Qassim.
It starred Meryl Streep (as Karen Blixen), Robert Redford (as Denys Finch-Hatton), Klaus Maria Brandauer (as Baron Bror von Blixen-Finecke), Michael Kitchen (as Berkeley Cole), Malick Bowens (as Farah), Stephen Kinyanjui (as Chief), Michael Gough (as Delamare), Suzanna Hamilton (as Felicity, who is based on famous aviatrix Beryl Markham), and supermodel Iman (in a cameo role as Mariammo) (Out of Africa).
I read with great interest Rachael Peckham's engaging story about the early aviatrix Harriet Quimby in the summer 2014 edition.
Fascinated, he follows, and so begins an adventure complete with a master of disguise, an awesome aviatrix, malevolent robots.
Eighty-six years later, aviatrix and philanthropist Amelia Rose Earhart successfully completed an around-the-world flight to retrace her namesake's final route.
She was a junkie trading sex for a fix, a chief executive, an aviatrix. She was an angel to the blinded and the lamed, the less-than-upright, the infra dig.
Caption: De Seversky and world-renowned aviatrix Jackie Cochran chat beside an SEV-S2, a modified Bendix racer developed from the P-35 Army fighter.
Lockton Companies, the world's largest privately held insurance broker, said it is insuring the around-the-world flight of aviatrix Amelia Rose Earhart, who will attempt to retrace the globe-circling route of her namesake Amelia Mary Earhart.
A writer, poet, aviatrix and artist of some considerable talent, she was 'intelligent and irrepressible'.
Amelia Rose Earhart, who is a distant relative of the legendary aviatrix, said that the 28,000-mile flight around the world is one of the true flying adventures which would pose a great challenge, the New York daily reported.
Mellon says that he paid The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) $1 million to fund its search for the aviatrix's crashed plane.
The Sky My Kingdom is the new translation of the memoirs of World War II German pioneering aviatrix and test pilot Hanna Reitsch.