one who trains to become an officer in an air force.
The only permanent change in recent years was the addition of aviation cadet to both the Air Force and Navy listings.
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- Aviation medicine
the branch of medicine dealing with the psychological, physiological, and pathological effects of flying in airplanes. Historical Examples Only in his field of aviation medicine did he feel competent, secure. Warning from the Stars Ron Cocking noun the branch of medicine concerned with the effects on man of flight in the earth’s atmosphere Compare space […]
wings. Also called aviation badge. Military Informal. a badge bearing the image of a spread pair of bird’s wings with a distinctive center design, awarded to an aircrewman on completion of certain requirements. a gold-embroidered green badge in the shape of a spread pair of bird wings worn by junior and cadette Girl Scouts to […]
a pilot of an airplane or other heavier-than-air aircraft. Contemporary Examples Cordice was the son of a North Carolina doctor, but he had hoped to become an engineer and an aviator like Charles Lindbergh. The Black and White Men Who Saved Martin Luther King’s Life Michael Daly January 19, 2014 He grew up in Murdo, […]
- Aviator glasses
eyeglasses with metal frames, and often tinted lenses, contoured to suggest the goggles once worn by aviators. Contemporary Examples But we can recognize that heavy-handed corruption ought to belong to the era of flamboyant comb-overs and aviator glasses. The Real Story and Lesson of the Abscam Sting in ‘American Hustle’ Jimmy So December 16, 2013