pilotage

[ pahy-luh-tij ]
/ ˈpaɪ lə tɪdʒ /

noun

act, occupation, or skill of piloting.
the fee paid to a pilot for his or her services.
the process of directing the movement of a ship or aircraft by visual or electronic observations of recognizable landmarks.

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Origin of pilotage

From French, dating back to 1610–20; see origin at pilot, -age
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British Dictionary definitions for pilotage

pilotage
/ (ˈpaɪlətɪdʒ) /

noun

the act of piloting an aircraft or ship
a pilot's fee
the navigation of an aircraft by the observation of ground features and use of charts
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