basic pilot training

noun

: the second stage of flying training in the U.S. Air Force in which students qualify to solo single-engine jet fighter aircraft or multi-engine aircraft and at the conclusion of which they receive pilot ratings and, if cadets, commissions as second lieutenants

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“Basic pilot training.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/basic%20pilot%20training. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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