What is AERONAUT? Definition of AERONAUT in Black's Law Dictionary
This term under some statutes includes every person who, being in or upon an airship or anything attached thereto, undertakes to direct its ascent, course, or descent in the air, or the ascent, course, or descent in the air of anything attached to such airship.
Under the Uniform Aeronautics Act it includes aviator, pilot, baloonist, and every other person having any part in the operation of aircraft while in flight. See Aeronautics.