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noun as in person who flies aircraft

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Even Wally Funk, the 82-year-old aviator sitting to Bezos’ left, rolled her eyes and opened her mouth tall in faux amusement.

The veteran aviator, 82, is to fly with Bezos on his New Shepard spacecraft on July 20, having been denied a place in space by NASA because of her gender even after she proved she could qualify for the pioneering 1960s Mercury program.

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The story follows Virgin’s lead test pilot, Mark Stucky, a preternaturally gifted aviator who left the Marines to pursue spaceflight.

The pioneering aviator is best known as the author of “The Little Prince.”

The event is a reminder of the dangers that military aviators face, even during training.

He may look Top Gun, with his flight suit and aviator shades, but beneath the façade lays a man torn to pieces.

He was wearing aviator sunglasses, and he kept them on as he started to read the verdict.

Hall, a former naval aviator, is one of two World War II veterans still on Capitol Hill.

Meanwhile, it seems like Ted is taking his nice guy charms and aviator collection to sunny Los Angeles—for now.

But he sipped the second one, pushing aviator shades onto his head.

It was a good half hour later when the young aviator had been revived.

The aviator, understanding without being warned, had turned the plane.

There they waited for three days at the place of rendezvous appointed by John Willie, the Bosnian aviator.

This suited Fulton and Stone, for it would bring them to the period named by the Bosnian aviator.

In order to arise or descend, the aviator made use of the spark lever, thus varying the number of turns of the propeller.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to aviator, such as: flier, navigator, pilot, ace, aeronaut, and barnstormer.

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