senior pilot

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Noun1.senior pilot - the pilot in charge of an airshipsenior pilot - the pilot in charge of an airship  
group captain - a commissioned officer (especially one in the Royal Air Force) equivalent in rank to a colonel in the army
airplane pilot, pilot - someone who is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight
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It's an important moment in many ways," Janine Davidson, a former Air Force aircraft commander and senior pilot, said just days before two women graduate from the grueling Ranger School combat leadership course, joining an all-male club for the first time.
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Bristow Helicopter senior pilot Cpt Alun Tink said: "I think it's really important to make it quite clear now in terms of the service provided there will be no change.
AIR INDIA has defended itself against allegations of abuse of power recently when an IAS officer, batchmate of airlines' top boss Rohit Nandan, was upgraded to first class on an international flight and a daughter of a senior pilot resting on a seat meant for the crew.
He had served as an F-16 instructor, flight commander and weapons ADO for the 18th Aggressor Squadron and was a senior pilot with more than 1,600 flight hours in fighter aircraft.
SOLEMN: The newly unveiled plaque on New Brighton Promenade to mark the sinking of Liverpool Pilot Boat SS Alfred H Read in 1917, with, from left, Tom Teebay (who lost his grandfather in the tragedy), Mayor of Wirral Cllr David Mitchell, former senior pilot Stuart Wood, and Canon Bob Evans Picture: GARETH JONES
FBI forensic experts are still examining a flight simulator that was seized from the home of senior pilot Zaharie Ahmad Shah, 53, but have so far not found anything suspicious, the report added.
In fact, Boeing spokespersons and our top officials sound alike when it comes to addressing Dreamliner issues," said a senior pilot.
The senior pilot scheduled to fly with me stopped by the desk around 1430 to discuss the "double shuttle" we'd be flying via Cecil field in Jacksonville, Fla.
One of the airline's senior pilot was also caught drunk while flying a commercial aircraft.
8220;When we talk about crew resource management, one of the tenets of (CRM) is making sure that a junior pilot feels comfortable challenging a senior pilot and that that senior pilot welcomes input in his cockpit and that they work together and that they are seen as a team.
As a senior pilot, dear old Sully had gotten plenty of experience before flight computers became de rigueur.

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