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pilotage

[pahy-luh-tij] /ˈpaɪ lə tɪdʒ/
noun
1.
act, occupation, or skill of piloting.
2.
the fee paid to a pilot for his or her services.
3.
pilot station (def 1).
4.
the process of directing the movement of a ship or aircraft by visual or electronic observations of recognizable landmarks.
Origin
1610-1620
1610-20; < French; see pilot, -age
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pilotage

/ˈpaɪlətɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the act of piloting an aircraft or ship
2.
a pilot's fee
3.
the navigation of an aircraft by the observation of ground features and use of charts
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