Last modified on 1 December 2014, at 23:57

backseater

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

back seat +‎ -er

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

backseater (plural backseaters)

  1. A navigator who accompanies the pilot of an aircraft.
  2. A slang term used mainly in the military, any person who fly's in an aircraft but does not actually pilot the aircraft. Examples: Flight engineer, Combat Systems Officer, etc.