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armchair pilot
 n.— «One of the most popular radio shows locally is WESB’s “Midnight Clipper.”…Former U.S.A.A.F. hotpilot George Ward does the disc-jockey work, and sends an armchair pilot’s “license” to all the fans who request one.» —“Sand Pumpings” by 176-10-6146 The Era (Bradford, Pa.) July 21, 1948. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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