flight path


flight path
The line connecting the successive positions occupied, or to be occupied, by an aircraft, missile, or space vehicle as it moves through air or space.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • flight'path — or flight path noun The course (to be) taken by an aircraft, spacecraft, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑flight …   Useful english dictionary

  • flight path — n the course that a plane or space vehicle travels along …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • flight path — flight ,path noun count the ROUTE that an aircraft, space vehicle, or missile follows as it travels through the air …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • flight path — flight′ path n. aer. the trajectory of a moving aircraft or spacecraft relative to a fixed reference • Etymology: 1910–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • flight path — noun 1. the path of a rocket or projectile or aircraft through the air • Hypernyms: ↑path, ↑route, ↑itinerary 2. a designated route followed by airplanes in flying from one airport to another • Syn: ↑air lane, ↑airway, ↑skyway …   Useful english dictionary

  • flight path — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms flight path : singular flight path plural flight paths the route that an aircraft, space vehicle, or missile follows as it travels through the air …   English dictionary

  • flight path — skrydžio trajektorija statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. flight path vok. Flugbahn, f rus. траектория полёта, f pranc. trajectoire de vol, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • flight path — orlaivio skrydžio trajektorija statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Linija, jungianti vieną po kito orlaivio, raketos ar erdvėlaivio perskristus ar dar numatomus perskristi taškus. atitikmenys: angl. flight path pranc. trajectoire de vol ryšiai:… …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • flight path — raketos skriejimo trajektorija statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Linija, jungianti vieną po kito orlaivio, raketos ar erdvėlaivio perskristus ar dar numatomus perskristi taškus. atitikmenys: angl. flight path pranc. trajectoire de vol ryšiai:… …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • flight path — flight route followed by aircraft …   English contemporary dictionary

  • flight path — noun Date: 1908 the path in the air or space made or followed by something (as a particle, an airplane, or a spacecraft) in flight …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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