What is another word for barnstormer?

605 synonyms found


[ bˈɑːnstɔːmə], [ bˈɑːnstɔːmə], [ b_ˈɑː_n_s_t_ɔː_m_ə]

Synonyms for Barnstormer:

How to use "Barnstormer" in context?

Barnstormers are a type of stunt pilot who fly small aircraft in various acrobatic maneuvers in order to entertain the public. They are often referred to as "fliers of an era gone by." Barnstorming played an important role in the development of aviation. The first airplanes tended to be large and slow, and it was only after the introduction of the barnstormer that people became interested in aviation.

The earliest barnstormers were adventurer pilots like Charles Lindbergh and Jimmy Doolittle who sought to document their flights for the public.

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