bush pilot
noun Date: 1936 a pilot who flies a small plane into remote areas

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  • bush pilot — noun : an airplane pilot who flies over uninhabited country (as in Canada or Alaska) especially off regular commercial lanes a frontier still penetrated only by river barge, dog team, tractor train, and bush pilot W.C.Gilman * * * noun, pl ⋯ lots …   Useful english dictionary

  • bush pilot — noun A pilot who flies small aircraft to and from remote locations, over expanses of relatively unpopulated territory. Last month, landed by a bush pilot on a glacier at 7,000 ft., the four began their long push the kind of adventure that pales a …   Wiktionary

  • bush pilot — bush′ pi lot n. a pilot who flies small aircraft into remote areas …   From formal English to slang

  • bush pilot — a pilot who flies small aircraft over rugged terrain or unsettled regions to serve remote areas inaccessible to or off the route of larger planes: Bush pilots brought supplies to the Alaskan village once a week. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • bush pilot — /bʊʃ ˈpaɪlət/ (say boosh puyluht) noun a pilot of a small aeroplane carrying passengers or cargo in the outback …   Australian English dictionary

  • Max Ward (bush pilot) — Maxwell (Max) William Ward (b. November 22, 1921, Edmonton, Alberta) pioneering Canadian aviator and founder of Wardair airlines. Early FlyingJoining the Royal Canadian Air Force, Max Ward received his wings in 1941 and was assigned to training… …   Wikipedia

  • Bush flying — is a term for air operations carried out in remote regions of the world. [cite web |url=http://www.bushair.co.za/school.htm |title=Bush Pilot School |accessdate=2008 07 14 |publisher=Bush Air] EtymologyThe term bush flying most likely came from a …   Wikipedia

  • Bush plane — A bush plane is a general aviation aircraft serving remote, undeveloped areas of a country, usually the African bush, Alaskan and Canadian tundra or the Australian Outback. Among the most common bush planes are the Cessna 180, Cessna Caravan and… …   Wikipedia

  • pilot — 1. noun 1) a fighter pilot Syn: airman/airwoman, flyer; captain, commander, co pilot, wingman, first officer, bush pilot; informal skipper; dated aviator, aviatrix, aeronaut 2) a harbor pilot Syn …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • Pilot licensing in Canada — is governed by Transport Canada in accordance with the Aeronautics Act and the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs). A person may operate an aircraft or act as a flight crew member only with a licence issued by Transport Canada. Personnel… …   Wikipedia

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