aeronaut aeronaut


  • (n) someone who operates an aircraft



  1. As a 14-year-old experimenting with explosives, he had lost parts of two fingers; later, in Sumatra, a colleague died in an airship crash for which the aeronaut still feels guilt.
  2. Piccard, a 49-year-old Swiss psychiatrist and aeronaut, knows a thing or two about high-altitude derring-do.
  3. Robert Esnault-Pelterie, oldtime aeronaut of France, best known for his interest in shooting a rocket to the moon, sued Chance Vought Corp.


  • Solar Plane Pilot Plugs Renewable Energy

    Swiss psychiatrist and aeronaut Bertrand Piccard, who in 1999 co-piloted the first balloon to circle the world non-stop, has again made aviation history.
    on July 23, 2013     Source:

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