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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Here, in the words of a combat pilot with 151 missions under his belt, is a story seldom written about--the air war in the Mediterranean Theater of Operations.
Players guide their character through the perilous journey of a WW2 combat pilot taking part in the greatest air battles from either the Axis or Allied side.
A combat pilot in Vietnam, he was shot down on his 105th mission and survived 2,488 days as a prisoner of war (POW).
Among the massive cast, Bill Pullman is the president, Mary McDonnell the First Lady, Randy Quaid an alcoholic ex-Nam combat pilot who thinks he's an alien abductee, Will Smith a fighter pilot longing to fly the shuttle and Vivica Fox his stripper girlfriend.
The ATFS-400 technology promises to eliminate much of the airborne training risk, substantially reduce cost to develop and sustain skills, and accelerate combat pilot qualification by providing pilots needed high-fidelity tactical flying experience.
In addition to a seasoned management team, HMSG has assembled a top notch Advisory Board consisting of a retired Marine Corps Lieutenant General, Former FBI sniper and a retired Navy combat pilot.
The decorated combat pilot in the Vietnam War was convicted April 22 of two counts of unlawful transfer of a machine gun and one count of possession of an unregistered firearm.
ATFS 400 provides the added advantage of challenging the combat pilot to fly and fight against realistic combat threats before they take to the air.
Designed for combat pilot training, the aerodynamic M-346 is maneuverable and can be controlled at an angle of attack exceeding 40 degrees.
Hill noted that APA has been a longtime proponent of updating airline pilot flying, duty and rest limitations to combat pilot fatigue and enhance safety.
The Independent CLAS Charter School Will Graduate Its First 8th Grade Class; Captain Vernice Armour, the First Female African American Marine Combat Pilot is the Commencement Speaker
Pete Knight died of leukemia at age 74 in May 2004 after serving as a combat pilot, a record- setting test pilot, a city official and a state legislator.

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