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Definition of test pilot in English:

noun

A pilot who flies an aircraft to test its performance.
Example sentences
  • He is currently a test pilot with the Aircraft Research and Development Test Unit at RAAF Base Edinburgh in South Australia.
  • The test pilot found the aircraft remarkably stable and easy to control, and a pleasant surprise to all of us.
  • In this account of life as a test pilot, fighter pilot, and combat commander, Ross tells his Air Force story with wit, candor, and refreshing irreverence.

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