Definition of Flight surgeon
1. Noun. A medical officer specializing in aviation medicine.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Flight Surgeon
Literary usage of Flight surgeon
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Aviation Medicine in the A. E. F. by William Holland Wilmer (1920)
"Personally, I do not believe the flight surgeon should prescribe or treat except for minor ailments when the patient reports for sick call or in quarters. ..."
2. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"The specialist in aviation medicine is known as the flight surgeon. The Flight Surgeon. — The flight surgeon is a physician trained in aviation medicine. ..."
3. What America Did: A Record of Achievement in the Prosecution of the War by Florence Finch Kelly (1919)
"The flight surgeon, specialized out of the army medical officer, was one of the ... The end of hostilities saw at least one flight surgeon at every aviation ..."
4. Green Light!: Men of the 81st Troop Carrier Squadron Tell Their Story by Martin Wolfe (1989)
"The flight surgeon pushed him back down. The way the flight surgeon shook his head made me realize this poor man was about out of time. ..."