Pilot jack


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Pilot jack a flag or signal hoisted by a vessel for a pilot.
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In literature:

Suddenly Tom saw Jack give a jump, as though in an agony of pain, and then the young pilot crumpled up in his seat.
"Air Service Boys in the Big Battle" by Charles Amory Beach
Jack again assumed command in the pilot house while Arnold took up his interrupted preparations for the meal.
"Boy Scouts in Southern Waters" by G. Harvey Ralphson
The fact is, I have also seen Jack Paterson, and he wants me to become a pilot.
"The Pilots of Pomona" by Robert Leighton
In response to Jack's request, a pilot had been hurried aboard and now took the wheel.
"The Boy Allies with the Victorious Fleets" by Robert L. Drake
We will hail a pilot, Jack, and then we shall be all right, and if we strike it will be his fault.
"Varney the Vampire" by Thomas Preskett Prest
Would not he, Archie Clavering, be there to pilot Jack Stuart and his boat?
"The Claverings" by Anthony Trollope
Luckily Jack was up to all the short cuts, and he piloted me through more than one queer-looking slum on the way.
"My Friend Smith" by Talbot Baines Reed
Jack, having a good chart, felt confident of being able to take the brig in without a pilot.
"The Three Lieutenants" by W.H.G. Kingston
Jack, still in his pilot's dress, was so eager to hurry that he picked up the little six-year-old French child, and ran the last fifty yards.
"Air Service Boys Flying for Victory" by Charles Amory Beach
The girl vanished, and Jack, followed by the Pilot, appeared.
"The Tale of Timber Town" by Alfred Grace

In news:

Airmail pilots (from left) Jack Knight, Harvey Lange, Lawrence Garrison, "Wild Bill" Hopson, and Andrew Dunphy pose for photographer Nathaniel Dewell in 1922.
Arguably, the most classic example of resourcefulness is how Chuck Yeager enlisted his friend, pilot and engineer Jack Ridley, to help him close the canopy of the Bell X-1 for his sound barrier-breaking flight.
The local Airport Authority wants the entertainment/retail complex in Orange Beach to stop using the 4,000-watt light due to safety concerns for pilot's landing and taking off from the Jack Edwards National Airport in Gulf Shores.
Great Park Balloon pilot Matt Williams finishes putting on the mouth for the attraction's seasonal jack-o-lantern makeover.
Ben Sclair is the Publisher of General Aviation News, a pilot, husband to Deb and dad to Savannah, Brenna and Jack.
Square, the mobile payment company from Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, has abruptly pulled out of a pilot program to bring its technology to New York City cabs.
Jack McMullen, 3rd Wing commander, announces the death of pilot Capt.
Jack Maxey, the pilot of the DC-10 dubbed Tanker 911.
NASA pilot Jack "Triple" Nickel has had some of the most extraordinary naked-eye views of space that a person can have, short of actually being in space.