Definition of Stunt pilot
1. Noun. A pilot who travels around the country giving exhibits of stunt flying and parachuting.
Generic synonyms: Airplane Pilot, Pilot
Derivative terms: Barnstorm
Lexicographical Neighbors of Stunt Pilot
Literary usage of Stunt pilot
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The International Military Digest Annual by Cornélis De Witt Willcox (1919)
"A man nowadays not only has to be a stunt pilot, but a crack shot, if he wants to be master of his art. For such men the only difference between their air ..."
2. A Condensed Course in Motion Picture Photography by Charles Wilbur Hoffman, Carl Louis Gregory (1920)
"My own ship was manned by a fine stunt pilot and his instructions were to fly just above the combat planes who were to play hide-and-seek in the clouds ..."
3. The Selfish Pig's Guide to Caring by Hugh Marriott (2003)
"There's the person who carries out the maintenance on the swings in the children's playgrounds but claims he's a helicopter stunt pilot. ..."
4. Eagles of the RAF: The World War II Eagle Squadrons by Philip D. Caine (1994)
"... stunt pilot in the 1920s and 1930s. Leo was really too young to participate much in the activity before his father died in 1932, but he soon found ..."
5. Read & Understand Science Grades 4-6 by Delana Heidrich, Judith Herbst, Kathleen Simpson (2007)
"O It increased lift to keep the plane in the air. O It helped the plane fly straight. 5. What did Al become when he grew up? O an inventor O a stunt pilot O ..."
6. Florida: Gulf Coast by Don Philpott (2003)
"... vertical loop which plummets below ground-level into an excavation trench, and the 'Immelman', an inverse diving loop named after a German stunt pilot. ..."