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- n. Plural form of nonpilot.
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Also, NASA's push button "highway in the sky" project will make it possible for nonpilots to fly.
Some pilots pooh-poohed the need for this safety measure, saying that its main effect would be on nonpilots, who now had an answer to what they would do if the pilot passed out or something else went disastrously wrong.
Because of redundant safety features built into most modern spacecraft, it is possible even for nonpilots to safely land damaged vessels, provided they follow a few simple guidelines.
The airport belongs to all of the citizens of Jackson County and can be used by everyone, both pilots and nonpilots alike.
Members include pilots and nonpilots alike from professional aviation, sport aviation and military aviation.