flight engineer
noun Date: 1938 a flight crewman responsible for mechanical operation

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  • flight engineer — noun the flight crewman responsible for mechanical operation while in flight • Hypernyms: ↑aircrewman …   Useful english dictionary

  • flight engineer — /flaɪt ɛndʒəˈnɪə/ (say fluyt enjuh near) noun the member of an aircrew responsible for the successful operation of the aircraft s systems and engines during flight …   Australian English dictionary

  • flight engineer — a member of an aircraft crew responsible for the mechanical systems, fueling, and servicing of the craft. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • Flight Engineer Badge — The Flight Engineer Badge was a qualification badge of the United States Army Air Forces authorized late in the Second World War on 19 June 1945. It was awarded to those military officers and NCOs who had qualified as flight engineers on board a… …   Wikipedia

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