Pilot or navigate airplane to transport passengers, mail, or freight or for other commercial purposes. May be designated according to Federal license held as Transport Pilot, or type of commercial activity engaged in as Airline Pilot, Commercial or Corporate Pilot. When in command of aircraft and crew, the pilot is designated as Airplane Captain; when second in command to the pilot, designation is Airplane First-officer or Copilot. Include Helicopter Pilots and Flight Engineers. Other designations such as Check Pilot and Duster Pilot also apply.
Last modified: October 16, 2001