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flight engineer

noun
1.
a member of an aircraft crew responsible for the mechanical systems, fueling, and servicing of the craft.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40
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  • The plane has a crew of five: two pilots, a navigator, a flight engineer and a loadmaster.
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flight engineer

noun
1.
the member of an aircraft crew who is responsible for the operation of the aircraft's systems, including the engines, during flight
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