Definition of Glide slope
1. Noun. The final path followed by an aircraft as it is landing.
Generic synonyms: Air Lane, Airway, Flight Path, Skyway
Group relationships: Approach Pattern, Pattern, Traffic Pattern
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Literary usage of Glide slope
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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. ..."