airmanship

[ air-muhn-ship ]
/ ˈɛər mənˌʃɪp /

noun

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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Example sentences from the Web for airmanship

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