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glidepath

(ˈɡlaɪdˌpɑːθ) or

glide slope

n
(Aeronautics) the approach path of an aircraft when landing, usually defined by a radar beam

glide•path

(ˈglaɪdˌpæθ, -ˌpɑθ)

n., pl. -paths (-ˌpæðz, -ˌpɑðz, -ˌpæθs, -ˌpɑθs)
the course followed by an aircraft or spacecraft when descending for a landing.
[1935–40]
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The acquisition was made by GlidePath Power Solutions LLC, a Quinbrook portfolio company acquired by the Quinbrook Low Carbon Power Fund in 2017.
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This will include a new glidepath and antenna system, localizer and low-power DME, plus new fibreglass equipment shelters.
Differing from target date strategies that typically offer a glidepath that automatically reallocates assets to a more conservative profile as the target retirement date approaches, the Columbia Threadneedle solution maintains a diversified risk allocation throughout the lifecycle, reducing aggressiveness along the glidepath without sacrificing asset class diversification.
You have probably noticed that when discussing a glidepath to a runway, the value most often used to describe it is three degrees.
EU envoys backed a proposal by Slovakia, which holds the rotating EU presidency, to set a glidepath for wholesale roaming data charges that will see them capped at 1 euro cent per megabyte — e1/410 per gigabyte — in June and decreasing to e1/40.
EDF Renewable Energy acquired 100% interest in the project late in the first quarter of 2015 from Chicago-based GlidePath Power; construction commenced in June 2015.
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What has failed to draw the same level of attention are the assumptions embedded in the creation of that glidepath and funds: a host of accumulation and/or participant savings assumptions and rate of return projections.