Origin of pilot
OTHER WORDS FROM pilotun·pi·lot·ed, adjectivewell-pi·lot·ed, adjective
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How to use pilot in a sentence
“We’re piloting a new reporting system beginning with security issues,” Google said on Twitter.Google tests reporting security issue false positives in Search Console|Barry Schwartz|August 26, 2020|Search Engine Land
The plan was to assume control midflight, when Dymshits would take over from the pilots, who would be deplaned at a stopover.
She wants Montgomery to become a pilot school for outdoor learning.The Learning Curve: The Case for Outdoor School in San Diego|Will Huntsberry|July 30, 2020|Voice of San Diego
San Diego’s Environmental Services Department persuades the City Council to expand the pilot program.Years Into Smart Streetlights Program, Council Will Write Surveillance Rules|Jesse Marx|July 9, 2020|Voice of San Diego
In a pilot phase, Dominguez-Bello plans to host a course in Lima, Peru with collaborators from local universities, but the timing is uncertain due to the coronavirus pandemic.Scientists want to build a Noah’s Ark for the human microbiome|Carolyn Beans|June 11, 2020|Science News
The Air Force has about seven pilots for every eight drone pilot slots, in other words.Exclusive: U.S. Drone Fleet at ‘Breaking Point,’ Air Force Says|Dave Majumdar|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Investigators will focus on whether the sudden emergency was so extreme that no degree of pilot skill would have helped.
At such a moment, the pilot has no resources other than his own instincts and experience.
By 2011, Airbus was working on a program to replicate these conditions in a flight simulator for use in pilot training.
The “pilot flying” was more probably the far less experienced copilot.
The tall, lean youngster wore a junior pilot's bands on the sleeves of his blue uniform.Fee of the Frontier|Horace Brown Fyfe
The Dimbula picked up her pilot and came in covered with salt and red rust.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
These men seem to have later joined the pilot, as he had 14 men when he encountered La Saussaye.
Since the examination of this harbour, a penal settlement has been formed, and a pilot appointed to conduct vessels in and out.
Nevertheless those on board of her did not feel much uneasiness, because a good pilot had been secured in the channel.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
British Dictionary definitions for pilot
- a person who is qualified to operate an aircraft or spacecraft in flight
- (as modifier)pilot error
- a person who is qualified to steer or guide a ship into or out of a port, river mouth, etc
- (as modifier)a pilot ship