The next generation of narco subs, Montoya says, will be piloted remotely like unmanned aerial vehicles.
The Wisconsin Badgers are piloted by Buckingham U. Badger, who goes by Bucky.
Public use of piloted UAS operations are approved on a "case-by-case basis," it reads.
The U-2 that left Pakistan that day was piloted by a former Air Force captain, Francis Gary Powers.
After breakfast, Adams piloted Polly over the premises, from the corral to the office.
He saw a figure, larger than the human, that walked among the clouds, and piloted the storm.
Then the second team was piloted to safety before the forerunner had resumed his position in front.
The captain had not piloted any new boarders to the High Cliff.
He piloted her to lovely places, he made her pause to look at birds' nests, at corners of old fences, at Carolina wild-flowers.
In the cañon below, Jones, as he piloted her to the subway, pulled at his gloves.
1510s, "one who steers a ship," from Middle French pillote (16c.), from Italian piloto, supposed to be an alteration of Old Italian pedoto, which usually is said to be from Medieval Greek *pedotes "rudder, helmsman," from Greek pedon "steering oar," related to pous (genitive podos) "foot" (see foot (n.)). Change of -d- to -l- in Latin ("Sabine -l-") parallels that in odor/olfactory; see lachrymose.
Sense extended 1848 to "one who controls a balloon," and 1907 to "one who flies an airplane." As an adjective, 1788 as "pertaining to a pilot;" from 1928 as "serving as a prototype." Thus the noun pilot meaning "pilot episode" (etc.), attested from 1962. Pilot light is from 1890.