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airmanship

[air-muh n-ship]
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noun
  1. the knowledge and ability needed to control and navigate an aircraft.

Origin of airmanship

First recorded in 1860–65; air1 + -manship
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Historical Examples

  • He had long ago arrived at the state of airmanship which makes a pilot into a sensitive inclinometer, acting every way at once.

    H.M.S. ----

    Klaxon