"piloted" in the verb sense
1. fly, aviate, pilot
operate an airplane
"The pilot flew to Cuba"
2. navigate, pilot
act as the navigator in a car, plane, or vessel and plan, direct, plot the path and position of the conveyance
"Is anyone volunteering to navigate during the trip?"
"Who was navigating the ship during the accident?"
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