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  • Great Aviators

    Aviator is a person who flies an aircraft. The first recorded use of the term (aviateur in French) was in 1887 , as a variation of 'aviation', from the Latin avis (meaning bird), coined in 1863 by G. de la Landelle in Aviation Ou Navigation Aérienne (Aviation or Air Navigation). The term aviatrix (aviatrice in French) is used for a female aviator. The term is often applied simply to pilots, b...