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private pilot

A pilot licensed by the national authority to fly a particular type, class, or group of aircraft without payment. A private pilot is not permitted to carry fare-paying passengers.
probable
i. A qualifying term in photo interpretation where facts point to the object's identity without much doubt.
ii. An instance in which the hostile aircraft is probably destroyed; the hostile aircraft is so designated.
iii. An aircraft that has been shot down but for which there is no incontrovertible proof.
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