An aviator is a person who flies aircraft for pleasure or as a profession. The first recorded use of the term was in 1887 as a variation of the French 'aviation', from the latin 'avis', coined 1863 by G. de la Landelle in "Aviation ou Navigation Aérienne".
Pilots are required to go through many hours of training, that differ depending on the country. the first step is acquiring the Private Pilot License (PPL), or Private Pilot Certificate.
The next step in a pilots progression is either Instrument Rating(IR), or Multi-Engine Rating (MEP) endorsements. Read More