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bush pilot

noun
1.
a pilot who flies small aircraft over rugged terrain or unsettled regions to serve remote areas inaccessible to or off the route of larger planes:
Bush pilots brought supplies to the Alaskan village once a week.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40
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  • Bud's career as a bush pilot also brought him into contact with many interesting people.
  • For much of the region, however, the light airplane and its bush pilot is the only transportation link available.

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