Definition of flight engineer in English:

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flight engineer

Pronunciation: /flīt ˌenjəˈni(ə)r/


A member of a flight crew responsible for the aircraft’s engines and other systems during flight.
Example sentences
  • Engineering Officer Dave Batic, has a long association with the Caribou, having worked with them previously as both an aircraft technician and a flight engineer.
  • The aircraft commander, pilot, navigator and flight engineer get the aircraft in and out of the storm safely.
  • The aircraft is flown by five crew members: the pilot and co-pilot, flight engineer and two loadmasters.

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Syllabification: flight en·gi·neer

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