bush pilot

bush pilot

n.
A person who flies a small airplane, especially commercially, to and from areas inaccessible to larger aircraft or other means of transportation.
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bush′ pi`lot


n.
a pilot who flies small aircraft into remote areas.
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I feared the worst, but incredibly the pack found its way back to me just two days later when a bush pilot dropped it off and our transporter delivered it to our tent on Iowa Ridge.
I knew I'd eventually get one someday but now, finally holding the Bush Pilot in my hands and working the lever, I'm convinced more than ever it's one of John Moses Browning's best designs.
Igor Sikorsky, a northern Maine camp owner and air taxi bush pilot, worked with the state on efforts to save the charr population on Big Reed Pond.
While crossings could be made by boat in the summer and by walking across the ice in the winter, residents needed to hire a nearby bush pilot to cross the river in the spring or fall.
Before taking up his role at SCAA Gavin was a bush pilot flying UH1 Iroquois (Hueys), Squirrel and Jet Ranger helicopters in northern Canada which involved fire-fighting, oil and gas exploration, mining and medical support.
Stinky Riley is a wrangler and bush pilot who is Joe's first mentor in prospecting.
Q: As a bush pilot, you've flown a lot of people into the backcountry.
From there, he was able to catch a ride with a bush pilot to visit Aniakchak National Monument, one of the wildest and least visited parks in the National Park System.
As a child growing up in Zambia, my Dad was a bush pilot flying for a road construction company.
As a bush pilot she continued to train racehorses and win derbies, but she pioneered the practice of scouting elephants from the air, fulfilling Hatton's vision after his death.
That was the opposite of what McLain was feeling a few years ago when her brother-in-law, a doctor and pilot, forced upon her a copy of West with the Night, a memoir by Beryl Markham, the British-born Kenyan bush pilot who, in 1936, became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic from east to west.