Definition of co-pilot in English:

co-pilot

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noun

A second pilot in an aircraft.
More example sentences
  • The government regulator also issued a written warning to the two co-pilots of the charter flight.
  • After the second rattling, the co-pilot can be heard asking for maximum power, Black said.
  • On February 15, pilots and co-pilots voted 97.5 percent in favour of holding strike action in pursuit of their pay claim.

verb

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Act as the co-pilot of (an aircraft): he still co-pilots private planes
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  • In 1986, his brother Dick co-piloted an aircraft called Voyager on the first nonstop flight around the world.
  • Early in the morning on Dec.13, 1968, 1st Lt. Joseph P. Fanning was co-piloting a C - 123 Provider making a ‘Candlestick Run’ over Laos.
  • The performance, which involved him co-piloting a fighter plane and striding around the deck of an aircraft carrier wearing a military flight suit, reportedly cost around $1million and delayed the return of the ship.

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