Definition of Airmanship

1. Noun. The art of operating aircraft.

Exact synonyms: Aviation
Generic synonyms: Art, Artistry, Prowess
Derivative terms: Airman, Aviate



Definition of Airmanship

1. n. Art, skill, or ability in the practice of aërial navigation.

Definition of Airmanship

1. Noun. Skill in and knowledge of the work of navigating and operating an aircraft. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Airmanship

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Airmanship

airlines
airlinese
airling
airlings
airlock
airlocked
airlocks
airly
airmail
airmail letter
airmailed
airmailer
airmailing
airmails
airman
airmanship (current term)
airmanships
airmen
airmobile
airn
airned
airning
airns
airometer
airometers
airpark
airparks

Literary usage of Airmanship

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1. Military Ethics: Reflections on Principles: Profession of Arms, Mil. Leader edited by Malham M. Wakin (1987)
"From a perspective where airmanship skills are viewed as determining life or death, all the "rules and regulations" of flying make crystal clear sense. ..."

2. Practical Flying: Complete Course of Flying Instruction by William Gordon McMinnies, Henry Graeme Anderson (1918)
"Cushions should be strapped ; An example of good and bad airmanship. The pilot should land to the windward side of the town, so that in getting off again he ..."

3. The Air Man, His Conquests in Peace and War by Francis Arnold Collins (1918)
"So rapid has been the advance in airmanship, however, that to-day these feats are required in the best schools of aviation. The air man who can descend from ..."

4. The Literary Digest History of the World War: Compiled from Original and (1919)
"... turning over the battlefield as if making an exhibition of airmanship. No participant was more busy or intent than they. All the panorama of action was ..."

5. General Kenney Reports: A Personal History of the Pacific War by George C. Kenney (1997)
"It was a masterful exhibition of courage and airmanship. I submitted his name for a Medal of Honor and recommended the rest of the crew for Distinguished ..."

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