Definition of Copilot

1. Noun. A relief pilot on an airplane.

Exact synonyms: Co-pilot
Group relationships: Crew
Generic synonyms: Airplane Pilot, Pilot



Definition of Copilot

1. Noun. a relief or assistant pilot of an aircraft ¹

2. Verb. To serve as relief or assistant pilot. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Copilot

1. an assistant pilot [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Copilot

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copilot (current term)
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Literary usage of Copilot

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1. Linebacker II: A View from the Rock by James R. McCarthy, George B. Allison, Robert E. Rayfield (1985)
"copilot: I feel sorry for the guys down there with it. ... PILOT & Here come some more—could be SHRIKES—keep copilot: 'em in sight—copilot Three, ..."

2. Operation Desert Storm: Apache Helicopter Fratricide Incident edited by Barbara J. Cart, William E. McDaniel, E. Randy Stone (1997)
"Each copilot/gunner manually entered the data into his respective Fire ... The copilot/gunners also manually entered this target grid into their Fire ..."

3. Operation Desert Storm: Bradley Fighting Vehicle, Abrams Tank, Apache by Henry L. Hinton, Jr., David R. Warren, Thomas J. Schulz (2001)
"After finding a target, the copilot/gunner designates it with the sight's laser and guides the laser-seeking Hellfire missile to ..."

4. Occupational Outlook Handbook, 1994-1995 by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"The copilot assists in communicating with air traffic controllers, monitoring the instruments, and flying the aircraft. Some large aircraft still have a ..."

5. Dust Off: Army Aeromedical Evacuation in Vietnam by Peter Dorland, James S. Nanney (1982)
"The copilot looked to his left, saw the pilot's bloody wound, and grabbed the controls. By now the North Vietnamese had begun to surround the aircraft. ..."

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