He was one of the best pilots she had ever known.
"I told them that you were the best pilot I'd ever shipped with."
Paul was still one of the best natural pilots he'd ever encountered.
That might be the best pilot I have ever read.
"He asked who was the best pilot I ever worked for and why."
Wouldn't you think I'd get the best pilot in my own country?
"And you'd better bring your best pilots- we'll need them for what I have planned."
This was one of the best pilots he had ever encountered.
The best pilots are attracted by the high pay and career opportunities.
He was the best pilot in the west of Europe.