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Definition of “Airman

An airman is a skilled professional who operates and maintains aircraft. This term is often used to refer to pilots and crew members of an aircraft, particularly within the context of an air force.

Airman denotes a member of an elite group of individuals who have undergone rigorous training to develop expertise in flight operations. These individuals work together as a team to ensure that aircraft are safely maintained and operated, often under high-pressure situations.

While the term originally referred specifically to members of the United States Air Force, it is now more broadly applied to individuals in other branches of the military, as well as those working in civilian aviation. Airman is an important and respected position, and requires a high level of skill, commitment, and dedication to the craft of aviation.

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