Definition of flight crew in English:

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flight crew

Pronunciation: /ˈflīt ˌkro͞o/


[treated as singular or plural]
The personnel responsible for the operation of an aircraft during flight.
Example sentences
  • The Americans provide the medical crew and equipment while Australians supply the aircraft and flight crew, as well as medical personnel.
  • The aircraft flight crew included two pilots, a member of the aviation crew who served as a data recorder, and two primary observers, one on each side of the aircraft.
  • On a long endurance mission the aircraft has a crew of 34, with 6 flight crew and 28 system operators.

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