combat pilot

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Noun1.combat pilot - airplane pilot who fights in an action between two military forces
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
fighter pilot - a military or naval pilot of fighter planes
airplane pilot, pilot - someone who is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight
strafer - a combat pilot who strafes the enemy
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She was declared as the first combat pilot along with two of her cohort, Mohana Singh, and Bhawana Kanth.
It is impossible to obliterate them,' said Acedillo, a former military combat pilot, referring to the NPA rebels.
Tadashi Nakashima, the young Sakai's wing commander, himself an experienced combat pilot, or Minoru Honda, Sakai's irrepressible wingman.
News of an AI beating a highly skilled combat pilot has caused ripples, not only across the artificial intelligence industry, but also the entire tech, social media community.
Sharp is a distinguished combat pilot and the recipient of the Navy Distinguished Flying Cross, 12 Air Medals, Purple Heart, and the Navy Commendation with Combat V (valor) Medal.
After service as a combat pilot, he returned to his home state, entered the family's lumber business and became active in Republican politics while the GOP was barely a blip in Arkansas.
The ethical cost to a nation and the emotional toll on individuals of America's new weaponry are explored in "Good Kill,'' a sobering 21st-century riposte to "Top Gun'' that stars Ethan Hawke as a former combat pilot reassigned to fly missions in Afghanistan from the safety of a trailer in the Nevada desert.
She even applied for training as combat pilot for Belgium Air Force but failed.
For four long years combat pilot Jack has maintained an edge because of his skills; but the field is about to change, leading him away from familiar tactics and into unknown territory.
She has carved a name for herself in the genre by starring as a combat pilot in Avatar, a daredevil racer in the Fast and the Furious franchise, and a fearless surfer in Blue Crush.
The group was also joined by Lee Ellis, a combat pilot who served in Vietnam and the author of Leading with Honor: Leadership Lessons From the Hanoi Hilton.
She was the world's first female fighter pilot and the first Turkish female combat pilot, aged 23.

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