One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A pilot who flies a fast military aircraft designed for attacking other aircraft.‘he was one of the RAF's most experienced fighter pilots’
- ‘During the Battle of Britain its resources were severely stretched, with the life expectation for fighter pilots down to four or five weeks.’
- ‘A US fighter pilot responsible for the destruction of two airliners, O'Brien is recruited to fly for a mercenary outfit.’
- ‘Luftwaffe history is replete with legends of indomitable German fighter pilots.’
- ‘The fighter pilots don't need to see the smugglers to mark them with their radar.’
- ‘And I was going through pre-flight down in Georgia, getting ready to become a Marine fighter pilot.’
- ‘As part of their primary mission, NATO fighter pilots sit on continuous alert, ready to intercept and identify uninvited aircraft.’
- ‘This training is more commonly associated with fighter pilots forced to bail out over enemy territory.’
- ‘He isn't happy being forced to remain on the home front, especially since his son is risking his life daily as a fighter pilot.’
- ‘In this more modern era, it takes a minimum of four years to train a fighter pilot, even longer for a battalion commander.’
- ‘Born in France, where her father, an RCAF fighter pilot, was based in 1957, she is one of four kids.’
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