Definition of flight path in English:

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flight path

Pronunciation: /ˈflī(t) ˌpaTH/


The actual or planned course of an aircraft or spacecraft.
Example sentences
  • Cassini was on a flight path that took the spacecraft away from the planet and farther south, so that the rings appear to tilt upward.
  • Each Sunday the airport flight path will take these aircraft in over the strains of Gaelic psalm singing in Back Free Church.
  • The flight path was designed for the spacecraft to leave Earth and travel to orbit the Lagrange point.

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