Definition of airmanship in English:

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airmanship

Pronunciation: /ˈermənˌSHip/

noun

Skill in flying an aircraft.
Example sentences
  • Air Marshal Shepherd said that for his professional skill, heroism and airmanship, Squadron Leader Hall was awarded the Air Medal and the First Oak Leaf Cluster.
  • Despite darkness and adverse weather conditions, his systems knowledge, airmanship, and skill allowed him to safely recover an aircraft with compound emergencies.
  • Knowledge, skill, airmanship, and timely actions prevented further damage to the aircraft and resulted in the safe recovery of the aircraft and crew.

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Syllabification: air·man·ship

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