flight plan


Also found in: Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

flight plan

n.
A detailed statement of the schedule and expected route of an aircraft or spacecraft.

flight plan

n
(Aeronautics) a written statement of the details of a proposed aircraft flight

flight′ plan`


n.
an oral or written report to an air traffic control facility describing the route of a projected flight.
[1935–40]

flight plan

Specified information provided to air traffic services units relative to an intended flight or portion of a flight of an aircraft.
Translations

flight plan

npiano di volo
References in periodicals archive ?
Instead of limiting flight plans to a fixed route structure, Airservices Australia can produce tracks which obtain reductions in an airline's fuel use by positioning the tracks depending on weather or wind conditions resulting in the equivalent of on-demand route planning.
We've all suffered when ATC didn't have our flight plan. Thanks to the automation available these days, it's likely someone forgot to tap the "File" icon or the flight plan timed out two hours after its ETD.
It can be at any airport on a multi-leg flight plan, but you can only have one approach at a time.
Flight Plan Overview: To view an upcoming flight route, pilots can type in or paste a route from a website, email or text message into the app.
NAVBLUE's N-Flight Planning solution is a multi-tiered and fully scalable flight plan optimisation solution that helps create the safest and most cost-effective routes.
For the past eight years, Gulf Air has been using AirCentre Flight Plan Manager to achieve significant cost savings whilst enabling key flight planning decisions.
Gulf Air has been using AirCentre Flight Plan Manager for the past eight years to achieve significant cost savings whilst enabling key flight planning decisions.
"Adding instrument procedure waypoints to a flight plan is on Garmin's road map as it continues to expand the Garmin Pilot interface," she said.
"On December 24th 2015 our flight MH132 from Auckland to Kuala Lumpur was given the latest flight plan by the airline's Operations Dispatch Centre (ODC) whilst Auckland's Air Traffic Control (ATC) was inadvertently given an earlier flight plan," Malaysia Airlines said in the statement.
Flydubai aircraft was forced to land in Iran due to flight plan concerns
As aircraft flew through the region, the $2.4 billionsystemmade by Lockheed Martin Corp, cycled off and on trying to fix the error, triggered by a lack of altitude information in the U-2′s flight plan, according to the sources, who were not authorized to speak publicly about the incident.