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Pilot

[pahy-luht]
Pilot can refer to:

Paper publications

Film and television

Music

  • Pilot (band), a pop rock group best known for their 1975 hit songs "Magic" and "January"

Biology

Computer science

Others

  • 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.

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