can refer to:
Film and television
- Pilot #5, a 1947 film
- Pilot (Farscape), a character in the science fiction television series Farscape.
- Television pilot, often called just a pilot, is a trial episode made to sell a television series. There are also countless series whose pilot episodes are titled "Pilot"
- Film pilot: a trial segment used to attract further financing for a film
- The Pilot, Part 1 and The Pilot, Part 2, the two episodes compromising Seinfeld's Season 4 finale
- Pilot Guides, a travel documentary and guide television series
- The Pilot, also known as Space Jockey, an extraterrestrial life form from the Alien franchise.
- Pilot (band), a pop rock group best known for their 1975 hit songs "Magic" and "January"
- Pilot (aviation), an aviator who flies aircraft
- Pilot (experiment), a precursor to a full study
- Pilot light, a small outlet of gas kept continually burning and generally used to light the larger burners on the appliance
- Pilot signal, or pilot tone, in telecommunications, provided as a frequency or phase reference
- Pilot (locomotive), the device at the front of a locomotive to deflect obstacles (also known as a cowcatcher)
- Station pilot, a locomotive based at a major railway station for the purposes of shunting passenger coaches and vans
- Pilot (icebreaker), the first icebreaker, built in 1864
- Maritime pilot, a mariner who guides ships through dangerous or congested waters, such as harbours or river mouths.