Definition of Glide path

1. Noun. The final path followed by an aircraft as it is landing.

Exact synonyms: Approach, Approach Path, Glide Slope
Generic synonyms: Air Lane, Airway, Flight Path, Skyway
Group relationships: Approach Pattern, Pattern, Traffic Pattern



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glide Path

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Literary usage of Glide path

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1. Contested Skies: Trans-Australia Airlines Australian Airlines 1946-1992 by John Gunn (1999)
"... established a course to fly along, while an associated installation called the glide path Set, situated near the part of the runway used for touchdown, ..."

2. Flight Check!: The Story Of Faa Flight Inspection by Scott A. Thompson (1990)
"A glide path transmitter, operating on 90.8 megacycles, was installed and tested at College Park. Maryland, in 1931. The whole system, including the LF ..."

3. Journal by Helicopter Association of Great Britain (1894)
"... I. inclination is the actual slope of the glide path, since you will notice that the horizontal and vertical scales inside the border of the diagram are ..."

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