pilot-flag

pilot flag

noun Nautical.
1.
the flag symbolizing the letter G in the International Code of Signals, flown by itself to request a pilot from a pilot service: a flag of three yellow and three blue vertical stripes.
2.
the flag symbolizing the letter H in the International Code of Signals, flown by itself to indicate that a pilot is on board: a flag with one white and one red vertical stripe.
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