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Definition of the noun airmanship

What does airmanship mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: airmanships

  1. the art of operating aircraft
    • lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
    • synonym of airmanship: aviation
    • more generic words: art / artistry / prowess = a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation


Airmanship is skill and knowledge applied to aerial navigation, similar to seamanship in maritime navigation. Airmanship covers a broad range of desirable behaviors and abilities in an aviator. It is not simply a measure of skill or technique, but also a measure of a pilot’s awareness of the aircraft, the environment in which it operates, and of his own capabilities.

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Google previewThe Absolute Beginners Guide to Becoming a Pilot (2013)

by Jason Dearn

Airmanship is a vital skill, in the General aviation world the airspace at smaller airfields and aerodromes is less controlled than at major airports, in terms of air/ ground and information services rather than an a full air traffic control service.

Google previewStratospheric Flight (2011)

Aeronautics at the Limit by Andras Sóbester

Airmanship is a combination of characteristics. It is hard to describe precisely; it is one of those things that you 'know when you see it.' It involves at least one part pilot skill, one part judgement, one part knowledge, and one part experience.

Google previewFlying the Beam (2014)

Navigating the Early US Airmail Airways, 1917-1941 by Henry R. Lehrer

Airmanship is the manner in which the pilot flies an airplane. A pilot needs good “ stick-and-rudder” skills to operate an airplane safely. 45. Calculating one's position using time, distance, and heading. The wind direction and its velocity affect ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia and Dictionary of Education (1922)

A Comprehensive, Practical and Authoritative Guide on All Matters Connected with Education, Including Educational Principles and Practice, Various Types of Teaching Institutions, and Educational Systems Throughout the World by Foster Watson

Air Pilotage and Map Reading; Practical Flying; Airmanship; Reconnaissance Reports and Observers' Training. 6. Drill, Discipline and General Efficiency. The annual fees range from £75 in the case of the son of a private gentleman through ...

Google previewDictionary of English Spelling (2005)

by Martin H. Manser

airborne airbus air- conditioned air-conditioning air-cooled aircraft aircraft- carrier aircraftman aircraftwoman airer airfield airflow airfreight airgun airily airiness airless airlift airline airliner airlock airmail airman airmanship airport airsea airship ...

Google previewPilot's Encyclopedia of Aeronautical Knowledge (2013)

Federal Aviation Administration by Federal Aviation Administration Federal Aviation Administration

They are the airmanship abilities that are gained through conventional training, are perfected, and become almost automatic through experience. SPATIAL DISORIENTATION—Specifically refers tothe lack of orientationwithregard totheposition ...

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

IP accountantship acquaintanceship admiralship airmanship airship airstrip apostleship apprenticeship assessorship authorship battleship bipartisanship blip brinkmanship bullwhip bursarship cadetship captainship catnip censorship ...

Google previewDictionary of Aviation (1911)

by Robert Morris Pierce

airmanship 'e:z-man,Sip n. the art or skill of a good airman: the practis of managing balloons or aircraft ; aero- nautism; aeronautics; aviation. air-mass V:r, imi:s n. a mass or volume of atmosferic air. air-mastery 'e:z,masta-zi n. mastery ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

round-trip, sales slip, sheep-dip, sideslip, spaceship, starship, steamship, township, transship, unzip, V-chip, wardship, warship, wing tip; airmanship, authorship, battleship, biochip, brinkmanship, censorship, chairmanship, comic strip, ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2002)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

steamship, thaneship, township, transship, troopship, unship, unzip, wardship, warship airmanship, authorship, battleship, biochip, brinkmanship, censorship, chairmanship, chaplainship, chieftainship, churchmanship, coverslip, dealership, ...

Google previewThe Concise Oxford Dictionary of Current English (1919)

by Francis George Fowler

airmanship; a.-cushion, inflated with a. ; airman, aviator; a.-pocket, abrupt local alteration in atmospheric conditions, causing aeroplane to drop suddenly as ball into billiard pocket ; airship, (also, and now usu.) ...

Google previewConcise English Dictionary (2007)

by Wordsworth Editions, Limited

air'woman; airmanship the art of handling aircraft; air-mar'shal an air- force officer ranked with a vice- admiral or a lieutenant-general; air'-mechan'ic one who tends and repairs aircraft, ...

Google previewConcise Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

Luxury Edition by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite

derivatives airmanship n. air marshal n. a high rank of RAF officer, above air vice- marshal and below air chief marshal. air mass n. Meteorology a body of air with horizontally uniform levels of temperature, humidity, and pressure. air mattress n.

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Airmanship Meaning

Video shows what airmanship means. Skill in and knowledge of the work of navigating and operating an aircraft.. Airmanship Meaning. How to pronounce ...

Scrabble value of A1I1R1M3A1N1S1H4I1P3

The value of this 10-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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