Second Officer


Second Officer definition: get a summary, overview, and a better understanding of this term in the Dauntless Jaunter Travel Glossary.

Updated: 2017-03-28.

In aviation, the second officer is the title for a pilot who is third in command, usually holding a relief role on long-haul flights. The second officer is often a flight engineer who is also licensed to pilot the craft.

See also: Captain, First Officer.

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