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He then went back to the radio room to talk the pilots through the flight. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They also organise pilots for new technology implementations. Computing (2010)It also asked for independent evaluation of pilot schemes set up to test the security of the system. Computing (2010)This is because of an accident when he filmed the show's pilot episode eight years ago. Times, Sunday Times (2017)A highlight was piloting the ship for about half an hour under the stars. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Who needs to spend years training pilots to hijack aircraft, when you can crash them with a few clicks of a keyboard? Computing (2010)Passengers are being put at risk by shoddy airline safety regimes that allow fatigued pilots to take control of planes, according to research. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A pilot programme was launched in the northwest of England. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The pilot said his controls had jammed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Two million tonnes of supplies were flown in by often exhausted pilots. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The government conducted six pilots to test biodiversity offsetting. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The pilot project has provoked criticism from both ends of the political spectrum. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Pilot courses had been conducted with a number of key industries. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)Britain and other allies need to be ready to supply substantially more aircraft and pilots. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He is also a qualified glider pilot. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They have been shot down and there has been pilot error. The Sun (2016)Aviation officials cleared it for testing by human pilots last week. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The new pilot will have his or her work cut out. Times, Sunday Times (2012)One pilot scheme is offering advice on finding schools and housing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The pilot episode has a tentative confidence. Times, Sunday Times (2012)These pilot programmes had been very successful. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)The pilot regained control and landed heavily but no one was hurt. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The fumes often force pilots and crew to wear oxygen masks. The Sun (2013)Kinder still remembers fondly a moment during one of her pilot courses. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He is a qualified pilot and likes trekking and diving. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Thai press reports say government investigators have reached an initial finding that pilot error was to blame. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is more than two hundred times the average wage and some fifty times the salary of domestic airline pilots. Politics, Planning and the State (1990)This is called a cognitive error and can be quite amusing unless you are an airline pilot or nuclear energy plant engineer! Coping with Angina (1990)They didn't want exciting flights where pilots were dashing all over the place. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yesterday it brought in six new aircraft and 32 pilots. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Thousands of flights could be cancelled in a dispute between pilots and the Government over the introduction of identity cards. Times, Sunday Times (2009)One pilot project is to be implemented in Jobcentre Plus offices. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'pilot'
British English: pilot /ˈpaɪlət/ NOUN
A pilot is a person who is trained to fly an aircraft.
He spent 17 years as an airline pilot.
- American English: pilot
- Arabic: طيَّار
- Brazilian Portuguese: piloto
- Chinese: 飞行员
- Croatian: pilot
- Czech: pilot
- Danish: pilot
- Dutch: piloot
- European Spanish: piloto avión
- Finnish: lentäjä
- French: pilote
- German: Pilot
- Greek: πιλότος
- Italian: pilota
- Japanese: パイロット
- Korean: 조종사
- Norwegian: flyger
- Polish: pilot
- European Portuguese: piloto
- Romanian: pilot
- Russian: пилот
- Spanish: piloto aviador
- Swedish: pilot
- Thai: นักบิน
- Turkish: pilot
- Ukrainian: пілот
- Vietnamese: phi công
British English: pilot VERB
If someone pilots an aircraft or ship, they act as its pilot.
He piloted his own plane part of the way to the capitol.
Definition of pilot from the Collins English Dictionary
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