Definition of Glide slope

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

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



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glide Slope

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glid
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glide-bomb
glide by
glide path
glide ratio
glide slope (current term)
glided
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glider gun
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gliding occlusion
gliding plane

Literary usage of Glide slope

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1. Decadal Survey of Civil Aeronautics: Foundation for the Future by National Research Council (U.S.). (2006)
"ILS systems are rated according to their capabilities: A Category I system can provide guidance regarding course and glide slope down to an altitude of 200 ..."

2. The Military Dictionary (1987)
"... lowest altitude to which descent shall be authorized in procedures not using a glide slope, until the required visual reference has been established. ..."

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