An experimenter in aviation
- someone who works an aircraft
- An experimenter in aviation.
- A flying machine.
"aircraft pilot," 1887, from French aviateur, from Latin avis (see aviary) + -ateur. Also made use of c.1891 in a way of "aircraft." Feminine kind aviatrix is from 1927; earlier in the day aviatrice (1910), aviatress (1911).
The Aviator [Martin Scorsese]
(letter.) An experimenter in aviation.
- (n.) A flying machine.
This aviator also proved the possibility of flying at considerable altitudes by attaining on December 1st a height of over 1500 ft., but this record was far surpassed in the following January by L.