wingman

wingman
wingman [wiŋ′mən]
n.
pl. wingmen [wiŋ′mən ]
1. in a formation of aircraft, the pilot who flies behind and to the side of the leader
2. the aircraft flown in this position

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wing·man (wĭngʹmən) n.
A pilot whose plane is positioned behind and outside the leader in a formation of flying aircraft.

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