- a mechanic skilled in the assembly, adjustment, and alignment of aircraft control surfaces, wings, and the like.
- parachute rigger.
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This is a rigger's job; but it is well to learn how everything is done, because you may be called upon to do it any moment.A Chapter of Adventures|G. A. Henty
But when he has hoisted sail, he sits on the out-rigger, as the sail balances the boat on the sailing side, opposite the wind.Fil and Filippa|John Stuart Thomson
When this, and also accuracy in securing the various adjustments, has been learned, one is on the way to becoming a good rigger.
In order to carry it out methodically, the rigger should have a list of every part down to the smallest split-pin.
The motion imparted to the back roller by the band pulley or rigger m, was conveyed to the front one by toothed wheel work.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure