Definition of aviator
: the operator or pilot of an aircraft and especially an airplane
Examples of aviator in a Sentence
the solo flight from New York to Paris by the aviator Charles Lindbergh captured the imagination of people around the world
Recent Examples of aviator from the Web
The annual festival, held in Atchison, celebrates the famed aviator Amelia Earhart.
A photo claiming to show Amelia Earhart in the custody of the Japanese on the Marshall Islands in 1937 was taken two years before the famed aviator left for her journey, according to a new report.
The mysterious disappearance of the American aviator is front and center once again this summer with a much talked-about History Channel documentary.
The Marshall Islands were under Japanese control when Earhart and Noonan disappeared on July 2, 1937, while flying over the Pacific Ocean during Earhart's attempt to become the first female aviator to fly around the globe.
Chiuri’s clothing designs nodded toward explorers and aviators.
The nonprofit offers military veterans across the country an opportunity to fly for 30 minutes in a Boeing Stearman biplane, an aircraft used during World War II to train aviators in the military.
Earhart was also an outspoken advocate for women and helped found the Ninety-Nines, a group dedicated to advancing female aviators, according to the Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum.
The elder Obama sister wore an Alexander Wang graphic tee while her younger sister sported a tank top and aviator sunglasses.
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Definition of aviator for Students
: the pilot of an aircraft
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