airplane pilot


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n airplane pilot someone who is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight
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In literature:

One was when a British pilot tried diving at a target, for machine-gun practice, and was unable to redress his airplane.
"Flying for France" by James R. McConnell
Bob already had clambered into the pilot's seat of the airplane.
"The Radio Boys on the Mexican Border" by Gerald Breckenridge
Until the middle of September he piloted two-seated airplanes, carrying one passenger, either as observer or combatant.
"Georges Guynemer" by Henry Bordeaux
The airplane pilot, half an hour later, flew low and fired down into the group of enemy figures.
"The White Invaders" by Raymond King Cummings
In the hands of an unskilled pilot, an airplane gliding without power is a very dangerous thing.
"Opportunities in Aviation" by Arthur Sweetser
He was going to pilot the airplane himself and old Stonewall Cogswell would have been surprised at what Joe Mauser was looking for.
"Mercenary" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
The assigned first pilot, or the airplane commander, is the final authority on the operation of any military aircraft.
"The Armed Forces Officer" by U. S. Department of Defense
I'm going to pilot an airplane in the service of my country.
"The Radio Boys Trailing a Voice" by Allen Chapman
The pilot was fired, I lost my job, and Towle lost his airplane.
"The First Airplane Diesel Engine: Packard Model DR-980 of 1928" by Robert B. Meyer
Learn to cook, to typewrite, or pilot an airplane as perfectly as possible, and your child will still have to learn all over again.
"Psychology" by Robert S. Woodworth

In news:

A 43-year-old man is in custody after authorities seized 172 pounds of marijuana from an airplane he was allegedly the pilot of.
Alaska State Troopers say 39-year-old pilot Chienwen Liu took off from Talkeetna in a rented Cessna 152 on Tuesday and that the airplane's engine stopped.
A small plane and a glider collided today, killing the pilot of the airplane and two men in the glider , the authorities said.
Fourth-Gen Pilot Solos in Great- Grandfather 's Airplane.
Hawthorne 's FBO at MacArthur Airport has plenty of amenities for pilots and passengers, though passengers tend to miss them, as they go straight from the car to the airplane.
If you are the type of pilot who likes to fly unusual or different airplanes, then the E-flite Hyper Taxi is your bird.
An aviation expert who has flown and fixed airplanes for decades talked to Action News about his last encounter with a Fresno pilot hours before his plane crashed killing all five people on board.
Pilot feigns airplane trouble to mask proposal.
Cullman County Sheriff's Office: Airplane headed from Florida to Tennessee crashed after pilot called a 'mayday'.
Aircraft specifications, airplane reports, planes for sale and more information for pilots from Plane & Pilot and Pilot Journal magazines.
The pilot of an 18-passenger Delta flight got stuck in the airplane's bathroom mid-flight and ended up causing a terror alert on the ground.
A remote-controlled airplane, a camera, and a pair of goggles can put you in the (virtual) pilot 's seat for as little as $500.
Pilots dream about having more than one airplane.
Pilots often nickname airplanes they love and, conversely, ones they dislike.
Aircraft specifications , airplane reports, planes for sale and more information for pilots from Plane & Pilot and Pilot Journal magazines.

In science:

The operator is then a part of the control loop by giving the instructions to adjust the trajectory like an airplane pilot does.
The eel-like robot
The problem has not only an academic interest, the results obtained being of interest also for the pilots of high-speed airplanes.
The system of uniformly accelerating observers
Or with a vital error signal that is not flagged with in an airplane in order not to deflect the pilot’s attention.
Dialectical Roots for Interest Prohibition Theory