|Directed by||Celeste Laudisio|
|Country of origin||Italy|
|No. of seasons||3|
|No. of episodes||416|
|Running time||5 mins|
|Production company||Magnolia Fiction|
|Original network||Rai 2|
|Original release||5 April 2007|
Piloti (Pilots) is an Italian sitcom, produced by Magnolia TVand aired on Rai 2 for three seasons starting in spring 2007.
The programme consists of five-minute unedited "sketch-com" episodes, three of which were broadcast every evening, five days a week. The first season began on 5 April 2007 and included 150 episodes; the second season began on 15 November 2008 and included 86 episodes; the third season of 180 episodes began on 20 April 2009.
The setting is a budget airline, Piccione Airlines, where Enrico Gasparini (Enrico Bertolino) and Max Conti (Max Tortora) are pilots; many episodes take place in a cockpit. Some characters, including the company head (Gianni Quillico) and Gasparini's wife (Carla Chiarelli) are unseen, heard on the crew's mobile phones or on aircraft communications.
Gasparini and Conti first explored the budget airline setting in a 2003 RAI comedy, Bulldozer.
Pamela Prati guest starred in Series 3 as the wife of an important politician.
Piloti won a 2008 Rose d'Or award in the sitcom category.