flight path


noun

the trajectory of a moving aircraft or spacecraft relative to a fixed reference.

Origin of flight path

First recorded in 1910–15
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British Dictionary definitions for flight path

flight path

noun

the course through the air of an aircraft, rocket, or projectileCompare approach (def. 10), glide path

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